The main purpose of redeployment of fighters is to improve the flight training of fighter aircraft crews for flights in the island zone.
We are talking about three Su-30SM multi-role fighters who flew from the Dzyomgi military airfield (Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk krai) to the Sokol military airfield (Sakhalin region).
Su-30CM - a modernized multi-purpose fighter, the first flight of which took place in the 2012 year.
The main characteristics of the aircraft:
crew - 2 person;
length - 21,9 m;
height - 6,36 m;
maximum take-off weight - 34,5 t;
Max. speed - 2125 km / h;
combat range - 1500 km;
takeoff run - about 550 m;
combat load - 8 t.