Project T10MK5
Su-30SM

M for Modifitsirovanniy = Modernised (?)
S for Syeriyniy = Serial (?)

Manufacturer:

Irkutsk Aircraft Production Association (IAPO), Irkutsk Aircraft Factory (IAZ)
IAPO

History:

  • Multi-purpose fighter and advanced trainer for Russian Air Force and for Navy (to replace Su-24), developed since 2011, production since end of 2012.
    Russian Air Force
  • Based on airframe of the Su-30MKI with Russian avionics, thrust vectored engines AL31-FP from ОАО «Уфимское моторостроительное производственное объединение» (УМПО) [Ufa Engine Industrial Association UMPO].
    UMPO
  • 19th December 2012 first contract for 30 Sukhoi Su-30SM for Russian Air Force.
  • December 2013: first contract for 5 x Su-30SM Russian Navy Aviation. September 2015 contract for next seven Su-30SM for Russian Navy Aviation.
  • September 2015 - August 2016: at last four Su-30SM in Syria, Khmyeymim air base @ Latakia airport 24 27 28 29.
  • Since 2015 12 x Su-30SM delivered to Kazakhstan Air Force
  • Between 2013 and the end of 2017 were delivered about 100 Su-30SM to Russian Air Force and Russian Navy Aviation, including some aircraft for aerobatics team Russian Knights.
    units:
    120th Composite Air Regiment @ Domna - 2 squadrons
    31st Fighter Air Regiment @ Millerovo - 2 squadrons
    14th Guards Fighter Air Regiment @ Kursk - 1 squadrons
    few aircrafts in 23rd Fighter Air Regiment @ Dzemgi
    few aircrafts in Aktubinsk and Lipyetsk for military and state tests
    Russian Navy Aviation - squadrons at Saki and Tchernyakhovsk
  • January 15th 2018 – Su-30SM officially adopted for military service.
  • Su-30SM crashed in Syria, both pilots died.
3 May 2018 crashed at the Mediterranean sea in Syria after takeoff from Khmyeymim airbase, both pilots died. Probably bird(s) strike engine(s).
T10MK5-01 1 prototype 2012

01

First flight: 21 September 2012, pilots Syergyey Kostin and Pavel Malovyechko. November 2012 delivered to GLITs in Akhtubinsk.
T10MK5-02 2 prototype 2012

02

First flight: 25 September 2012, pilots Syergyey Kostin and Pavel Malovyechko. November 2012 delivered to GLITs in Akhtubinsk.
3 1 serial 2013

54 54

2013 Akhtubinsk, 2014 Lipyetsk
4 2 serial 2013

55

MAKS-2013, 2013 Lipyetsk
5 3 serial 2013 56 56 56 2013 Lipyetsk
6 4 serial 2013 57 57
7 10-072013 01 120 SAP Domna
8 10-082013 02
9 10-092013 03
10 10-102013 04
11 10-112013 05
12 10-122013 06
13 10-132013 07
14 10-142013 14
15 10-152013 15
16 10-162013 10
17 10-172014 16
18 10-182014 17
19 10-192014 18
20 10-202014 19
21 11-012014 20
22 11-022014 35 Russian Navy Aviation, Saki
23 11-032014 36
24 11-042014 37
25 11-052014 24 120 SAP Domna
26 11-062014 25
27 11-072014 21
28 11-082014 23
29 11-092014 26
30 11-102014 27
31 11-112014 28
32 11-122014 29
33 11-132014 31
34 11-142014 14 23 IAP Dzemgi
35 11-152014 15
36 11-162014 16
37 11-172014 17
38 11-182015 01 Kazakhstan Air Force
39 11-192015 02
40 11-202015 03
41 12-012015 04
42 12-022015 38 Russian Navy Aviation, Saki
43 12-032015 39
44 12-042015 40
45 12-052015 41
46 12-062015 42
47 12-072015 01 GLITs 03 31 IAP Millerovo
some aircrafts in GLITs: 12-07, 12-08, 13-07, 13-08
48 12-082015 02 GLITs 04
49 12-092015 03
50 12-102015 04
51 12-112015 05
52 12-122015 06
53 12-132015 07
54 12-142015 08
55 12-152015 09
56 12-162016 10
57 12-172016 11
58 12-182016 12
59 12-192016 01
60 12-202016 02
61 13-012016 21
62 13-022016 22
63 13-032016 23
64 13-042016 24
65 13-052016 25
66 13-062016 26
67 13-072016 27
68 13-082016 28
69 13-092016 29
70 13-102016 39
71 13-112016 50
72 13-122016 51
73 13-132016 30 TsPAT Kubinka Russkiye Wityazi (Russian Knights)
74 13-142016 31
78 13-182016 32
79 13-192016 33
80 13-202016 34
81 14-012016 35
82 14-022016 36
87 14-072016 37
75 13-152016 05 Kazakhstan Air Force
76 13-162016 06
77 13-172016 43 Russian Navy Aviation, Saki
83 14-032016 45
84 14-042016 47
85 14-052016 48
86 14-062016 70
88 14-082016 22
89 14-092016 23
90 14-102017 71
91 14-112017 72
92 14-122017 71 14 GvIAP Kursk
93 14-132017 72
94 14-142017 73
95 14-152017 74
96 14-162017 75
97 14-172017 76
98 14-182017 73 Russian Navy Aviation, 72 GvAvB Tchernyakhovsk
99 14-192017 74
100 14-202017 75
101 15-042017 77 14 GvIAP Kursk
102 15-042017 78
103 15-042017 79
104 15-042017 80
105 15-042017 81
106 15-042017 82
107 15-072017 07 Kazakhstan Air Force
108 15-082017 08 Kazakhstan Air Force
109 15-092018 51 14 GvIAP Kursk
110 15-102018 52
111 15-112018 53
112 15-122018 54
113 15-132018 76 Russian Navy Aviation, 72 GvAvB Tchernyakhovsk. Named "Tchernyakhovsk" and "Kaliningrad"
114 15-142018 77
115 15-152018 55 14 GvIAP Kursk
Russian VKS (Russian Air and Space Forces) markings and new style of lettering.
116 15-162018 56


Second prototype of Su-30SM, December 2012. Darkgrey painting scheme, low visibility bort numbers.


Since May 2014 black numbers with white outline (56, 57).
Since May/June 2015 red numbers with white outline (54, 56).


Second airplane for Domna T10MK5-08 #02 were delivered in November 2013, first operational flight 6th December 2013.
Finally in classic camouflage. Stars without blue outline is not an mistake: they are already painted!
Drawing is almost accurate due to only few photos I've seen in time.


June 2014, KADEX exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan. Russian Su-30SM with red numbers.


July 2014, first Su-30SM for Russian Navy. Upper surfaces: lightgray, lower: three-tone camouflage


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