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Ethiopia to Buy 18 Su-30k Fighter Jets from Russia

At a unit price of $35 million, Ethiopia may need to dish out $630 million to complete the purchase. At this rate, the cost of safeguarding the dam from possible Egyptian attack will overtake the cost incurred to construct it. 

At unit price of $35m, Ethiopia needs $630m for the said purchase. Safeguarding the Damn Dam or ?
Rushing against time before Egypt gets its house in order?

By RIA Novosti,

Russia is negotiating for the possible delivery of 18 Su-30K fighter jets to Ethiopia, the deputy director of the Russian agency Rosoboronexport arms export, Alexander Mikheyev announced on Friday in an interview with RIA Novosti.

“We are in consultation with Ethiopia about a possible sale of these aircrafts. We proposed to modernize in order to improve their tactical and technical characteristics and equip modern appliances of air-ground missiles,” said the interlocutor of the agency.  Continue reading Ethiopia to Buy 18 Su-30k Fighter Jets from Russia