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China reproduces the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighter, now to compete with Russia
Moscow, Russia - The licence for the production has been purchased in 1995
China has built a domestic reproduction of the famed Su-27 Flanker fighter and may compete with Russia on third-party markets if it sets up the full-scale production of the plane, a Russian daily said on Thursday. China has acquired 76 Su-27SK fighters from Russia since 1992, and bought a license for production of another 200 planes in 1995, in a deal worth $2.5 billion. Since 1996, the domestic...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency