[*******#000000][FONT=Arial]Malaysia signed an agreement with the Russian company "Sukhoi" service contract Su-30MKM. On this, as "Interfax", said Deputy Director General of "Sukhoi" Alexander Klementyev. According to him, the deal was worth 300 million ringgit (96.9 million dollars). Covered by the contract of 18 Su-30MKM set Malaysian Corporation "Irkut".

According Klementyev, under the terms "dry" will supply spare parts and repair Malaysian fighters. If necessary, the country will be assigned the necessary specialists.

Malaysia purchased 18 Su-30MKM in 2003 following an international tender, in which the main competitor of the Russian planes were American F-16 Fighting Falcon. Currently combat aircraft are in service with 11 Squadron Malaysian Air Force Air Force Base Hong Kedak. In December 2011, it was reported that in Malaysia opens center for repair and maintenance of fighter brand "Su", on which the service will be Su-30MKM.