American General commended Su-30MKM
Su-30MKM RMAF In joint exercises with the Malaysian Air Force, General U.S. has given praise for multipurpose fighter Su-30MKM. i...
is a U.S. military air exercises with Malaysia Air Force lasted 2 weeks. The U.S. manages the F-15C fighter crew of 18, on the Malaysia of the most modern fighter this country, Su-30MKM. "We flew with Sukhoi one on one, in terms of seeing each other, making a large number of tasks. As expected, the new aircraft they present a great way .
In flight, they have demonstrated fast mobility in the execution times of tasks basic combat maneuvers. In the course of performing their tasks with conditions not shown, the aircraft has demonstrated the ability the air mastering the situation, "Brigadier General Molloy - 18 Crew Chief Crew said. "For many American pilots to fly with MiG-29 and Su-30 is probably only once in their career," Minister Molloy said.
He expects the future of the U.S. Air Force units and squadrons Su-30 MKM aircraft can operate at the same airport. "I think we can build a special relationship with a fleet of" Su "and expand the understanding of tactics," he said. In 2003, Su-30MKM defeated rival F / A-18 Super Hornet fighter to become the new Malaysian Air Force.
May / 2003, Defense Minister Malaysia and Russia have signed a preliminary contract provides 18 multi-purpose fighter Su-30 MKM. August / 2003, during a visit to Malaysia, the Russian president signed a formal contract offer this kind of fighter.
The Su-30 MKM of the Royal Malaysian Air Force personnel to Squadron 11, stationed at the air base Kedak Golg. It is considered that the "iron bird" core in the Malaysian Air Force.