The contract for supply of Russian SU-35 jet planes to Indonesia is planned to be signed in the coming months, director for international cooperation and regional policy of Rostec state corporation, Viktor Kladov, told TASS news agency.
“The contract on SU-35 with Indonesia will be signed, and we hope that it will happen in the near future. I believe that it must be signed in the coming months,” - Viktor Kladov said.
As it was reported earlier, Indonesia planned to sign a contract with Russia on the supply of ten multirole SU-35 fighters.
Russian weapons are widely used by the army of Indonesia. The country’s Air Force operates SU-27 and SU-30. The SU-35 is intended to replace the obsolete U.S. F-5 Tiger, which the Indonesian military have been exploiting since 1980.