Russia to Display Yak-130 Combat Trainer at Paris Air Show
(RIA Novosti) - Russia will display its Yakovlev Yak-130 Mitten combat trainer, Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker-E multirole fighter and Kamov Ka-52 Hokum B attack helicopter at the Paris Air Show, the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation reported Monday.
The Paris Air Show is an international event taking place every odd year at Le Bourget Airport in the French capital Paris. This year, it will be held June 17-23.
The Russian delegation to the show will be led by the head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin.
Yak-130 is an advanced pilot training aircraft, able to replicate characteristics of Russian 4+ generation fighters, as well as the Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter. Combat training suite on the Yak-130 includes simulated and real firing systems with air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles, bomb dropping, gun firing and on-board self-protection systems.