PJSC “Irkut Corporation” as the main contractor of state defence order provides serial production of Su-30SM highly maneuverable multirole fighters. The aircraft was developed by Sukhoi Design Bureau and is produced at the Irkutsk Aviation Plant – branch of PJSC “Irkut Corporation”.
The Su-30SM two-seat fighter is supermaneuverable, equipped with active phased array radar, thrust vectoring engines and canard surfaces.
The fighter can use modern and advanced precise air-to-air and air-to-surface armament.
The aircraft can be used to train the pilots for advanced multirole supermaneuverable single-seat fighters.
The Su-30SM multirole fighter is the further development of the Su-30MK combat aircraft family. The fighter was designed in accordance with the requirements of the Russian Air Force in terms of radar system, radio and recognition system, weapon structure, ejection seats and a number support systems.
The first contracts for delivery of Su-30SM fighters were concluded by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation and JSC “Irkut Corporation” in 2012. It has been delivering the aircraft since December 2012. Data on the SU-30SM performance is not disclosed, as the aircraft is delivered for the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation.