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Mindef: Not all of our Sukhoi jets can fly

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | Only four of the 18 Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets purchased by the previous administration in 2007 can still fly, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu revealed today.

"Four Sukhoi jets can fly in good condition, while 14 others have been sent for repairs.

"We will try to get a local company (to repair these jets), as the contract of the company appointed by the previous administration had been terminated," he said during the winding-up of the royal decree debate at Dewan Rakyat today...

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