Indonesian New Sukhoi is Ready: Malaysia Watch Out!

Defence Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro test flight of Sukhoi with 11 Squadron Commander Sultan Hasanuddin Air Base Pilot Lt. Col. Toni Haryono, in Napier, on Monday (27 / 9). Flight conducted Monday morning before the handover of three new Sukhoi fighter jets from Russia ordered the SU-27SKM.

In addition to the Russian Ambassador also attended Air Force Chief Alexander Ivanov, Chief of General Staff of Air Force Air Marshal Eddy Haryoko Associate, Assistant Defense Logistics Armed Forces Commander, Major General and Assistant Krisnomo Day Headquarters Air Force Logistics Young Marshal TNI Priyono. Also attending the Young Marshal also Pangkoopsau II Agus Munandar. Police Chief Inspector General of Police John Wainal Usman, military commander Maj. Gen. Amir Emery, Brigadier General Danlantamal Chaedier Patonnory.

In 2003, Indonesia purchased two Sukhoi SU-30 MK types and two SU-27SK, then the Ministry of Defence to buy another six Sukhoi sektar in 2007 valued at 300 million U.S. dollars worth of Rp2, 85 trillion. Six Sukhoi purchased it consists of three Sukhoi SU-30MK2 and three types of SU-27SKM. Three types of Sukhoi SU-30MK2 have arrived in Makassar in 2008 and January 2009.

With the presence of three Sukhoi last, then Indonesia will have a squadron of Sukhoi fighter aircraft. All three advanced fighter aircraft that will strengthen the Air Squadron 11 Sultan Hasanuddin air base as "home base" is the third fighter. The plane is made from Komsomolsk Amure Russia Arcraft Production Association. Indonesia Today

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