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Russia has no plans for licensed production of Sukhoi-35S fighters in China — source

All planes will be delivered from Russia
Sukhoi-35 fighter Marina Lystseva/TASS
Sukhoi-35 fighter
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MOSCOW, August 25. /TASS/. All of the Sukhoi-35S jet fighters Russia is to supply to China will be delivered in fully assembled form, a military-diplomatic source has told TASS on the sidelines of the MAKS air show on Tuesday.

Earlier reports mentioned the possibility some planes might be assembled in China. By now all details have been cleared up and the whole batch of the jet fighters will be delivered to the customer fully assembled.

"There are no plans for production in China under license. All planes will be delivered from Russia," the source said.