The news Agency TASS has published statistics on the number of aerospace defence forces of Russia. According to open sources, the Russian military has more than 1.8 thousand aircraft.
Of them, the fighters have more than 800 pieces, including su-27, su-30, su-33, su-35, MiG-29, MiG-31 and their modifications). 200 units of account for strike aircraft such as the su-34, su-24M and their modifications. In addition, there are over 200 attack aircraft (su-25), about 150 training aircraft (Yak-130 and others), about 70 strategic bombers (Tu-95 and Tu-160) and more than 40 long-range bombers Tu-22M3.
In addition, the air force has about 400 military transport aircraft and air tankers Il-78, and more than 20 “flying radar” — aircraft systems of distant radar detection a-50 and A-50U.
The force also are armed with about 1.5 million drums, multi-purpose and transport and assault helicopters like Mi-8, Mi-24, Mi-35, Mi-26, Mi-28N, Ka-52 and some others.
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