MOSCOW, June 22. /TASS/. Russia’s Western Military District forces will receive before the end of the current year more than 10 multipurpose Sukhoi Su-35 and Su-3SM fighters, district spokesman Oleg Kochetkov said on Monday.
"In total, more than 10 Su-35 and Su-30SM multipurpose fighters will go into service in the Western Military District units before the end of 2015 within the framework of the State Defence Order," he said.
"They will be put on combat duty to protect the western and north-western air frontiers of Russia," the spokesman said.
According to him, the flight and engineering and technical personnel are currently completing retraining for the new fighter jets.