The serial production of the multitarget jet fighters is underway at Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
KHABAROVSK. September 17. VOSTOK-MEDIA - Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO), Russia’s largest aircraft-manufacturing company, has signed a general agreement with Sberbank on long-term funding plan for serial production of multitarget jet fighter Su-35S.
The document was signed by Alexander Pekarsh, CEO of KnAAPO, and Olga Bukhankova, a senior executive of Komsomolsk-on-Amur branch of Sberbank.
The agreement provides long-term funding for one of the largest aircraft manufacturing plants in Russia and ensures the timely execution of planned works on serial production of the jet fighters.
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft, which includes KnAAPO, is implementing the contract signed with Russia’s Defense Ministry during the MAKS 2009 air show for supplies of 48 multitarget jet fighters Su-35S before 2015. The serial production of the jet fighters is underway at Komsomolsk-on-Amur and the first jet is scheduled to be supplied to the Defense Ministry later this year, KnAAPO said in a statement.