Indonesia received Russian-made jet fighters and helicopters

The official ceremony of the transfer of 4 jet fighters and 2 combat helicopters made in Russia to Indonesia was held in Jakarta on Saturday.

Two SU-27 and two SU-30 fighter planes, and also two MI-35 attack helicopters have been delivered to Indonesia in accordance with the contract signed in April of 2003 during the visit of Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri to Russia.

In September, Russian-made fighters and helicopters successfully passed flight tests and now will be part of Indonesian Armed Forces.

According to Metro-TV channel, the ceremony, held at Halim Perdanakusuma air base, was attended by Indonesian Minister of Trade and Industry Rini Suwandi, Commander of Indonesian Armed Forces General Endriartono Sutarto, and representatives of the Air Force and Land Forces of the country.

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