This aircraft is the fourth Su-30CM built in Irkutsk under a contract of March 2012 of the year with the Russian Ministry of Defense for the supply of 30 fighters Su-30СМ before the 2015 of the year, and the second aircraft of this type built in 2013 of the year. The first two Su-30CM fighters built by the Irkutsk Aviation Plant under this contract (the airborne numbers "01" and "02") were handed over to the Russian Air Force 22 November 2012. In May, the third Su-2013CM under this contract was demonstrated in Akhtubinsk, the first built in the 30 year (the aircraft with the tail number "2013 is black"). In total, under two contracts with Irkut Corporation, the Ministry of Defense has so far ordered a total of 54 Su-60CM airplanes, of which 30 units are expected to be delivered in 2013 year.
Su-30SM Russian Air Force (tail number "55 black"). Zhukovsky, 16.08.2013 (c) Vitaly Yurtaev / russianplanes.net