Two Su-27UBM-2 aircraft, after overhaul and modernization, were handed over to the Air Force of Kazakhstan by specialists from the Kazakhstan Aviation Industry.
In the process of receiving fighters and conducting flight tests at the airfield in Nur-Sultan, the Commander-in-Chief of the Air Defense Forces, Lieutenant General of Aviation Nurlan Ormanbetov, the command of the Air Force, front-line aviation pilots, as well as military aviation engineers took part.
Military pilots gave a positive assessment of the work carried out.
“The aircraft has enormous capabilities to use precision weapons against ground and air targets. Additional navigation has been built in, the suspension points of high-precision weapons have increased, thereby increasing the combat capabilities of this aircraft, ”said Major Ruslan Makadiev, deputy commander of the aviation squadron.
The repair work was carried out by the engineering and technical staff of the "Kazakhstan Aviation Industry" together with the specialists of the aircraft repair plant of Belarus.
"Kazakhstan Aviation Industry" is a modern aviation enterprise, which was created at the initiative of the Ministry of Defense with the aim of developing the aviation cluster of the defense industry and Kazakhstan's competitiveness in the market for the production, maintenance and repair of military aircraft.
Over the past two years, for the first time on the territory of Kazakhstan, a domestic enterprise has performed routine maintenance on the An-72 military transport aircraft; currently, four Su-25 aircraft are being overhauled with their modernization.