The material is supported by information from the “FlyRetar” portal page, which demonstrates the flight route of Russian aircraft. If you believe this information, then the Russian multi-role fighters, which last fall were introduced into the structure of the Russian Federation Air Force, were transferred to the Khmeymim airbase.
In November, four Su-35S planes with the indicated flight numbers carried out a flight from Komsomolsk-on-Amur, where fighters were built, to the Volga airport in Astrakhan. The 116th combat training center of the 185th center for combat training and combat use of fighter is located on the base of Volga aviation VKS of the Russian Federation.
The Su-35С aircraft use a modification of the multi-purpose E-B (electronic counter-suppression) complex of the Khibiny air-based. In the photo of the Su-35S in the sky, the containers of such a complex are clearly visible.
Information about the readiness of the use of Russian aircraft Su-35S in Syria and the newspaper leads Kommersant with reference to a source in the General Staff of the Armed Forces. The material of the newspaper states that the air group (airplanes and helicopters) of the Russian Aerospace Force of the Russian Federation in Syria already exceeds 70 units.