A source in the military-industrial complex announced plans Aircraft Company Kubinka BBC Russian first batch of upgraded Su-25SM3 end of the year. He pointed out that for several years the company conducted the modernization of the Su-25 Su-25SM variant during their planned overhaul.
“Before the end of this year 121 th Aircraft Repair Plant upgrades first batch of several combatant Su-25 is the most perfect option – Soo-25SM3. Established modification of the Su-25SM3 is, in fact, the second stage of modernization of combatant single Su-25 Russian Air Force, the first phase – modification of the Su-25SM. Therefore, in the subsequent version of the Su-25SM3 be modernized as a combatant Su-25, and earlier passed the modernization of the Su-25SM,” “Interfax” interlocutor said.