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Russian Aerospace Forces to Receive About 100 Aircrafts

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Russian Aerospace Forces to Receive About 100 Aircrafts

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According to the Russian defense ministry, In 2020, about 100 new and upgraded aircraft will be received by the Russian Aerospace Forces (Vozdushno-kosmicheskiye sily). Russian Aerospace Forces was established as a new armed force on the 1 August 2015 with the merging of the Russian Air Force (VVS) and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces (VVKO) for greater efficiency and logistical support. The precise quantitative and qualitative composition of the Russian Aerospace Forces is unknown and figures include both serviceable and unserviceable aircraft as well as those placed into storage or sitting in reserve.

In 2019, the latest military transport aircraft Il-90md-90a, multi-purpose fighters Su-35c, Su-30cm, Su-34 bombers, attack helicopters Ka-52, Mi-28n, Mi-35m, transport and combat helicopters Mi-8amtsh, transport helicopters Mi-26t and other types of aircraft were received. The flight plan for the 2019 training year was completed in full, the total flight time was more than 350,000 hours. This made it possible to achieve an average flight time for a pilot of more than 90 hours, for a young pilot-graduate of 2018 more than 110 hours.

Russian Aerospace Forces to Receive About 100 Aircrafts
Russian Aerospace Forces to Receive About 100 Aircrafts

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