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Order of Battle - Russia

The list below provides an overview of military aircraft types operated by Russian armed forces and the (primary) roles they fulfil.

Russia is a country in Asia and Europe sharing borders with Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, North Korea, Norway, Poland and Ukraine.

  Russian Air Force
19x   A-50(M) Mainstay   airborne early warning
..x   An-2 Colt   light transport
..x   An-12 Cub   tactical transport
10x   An-22 Cock   heavy transport
..x   An-24 Coke   tactical transport
30x   An-26 Curl   tactical transport
..x   An-30 Clank   surveillance
20x   An-72 Coaler   tactical transport
25x   An-124 Condor   heavy transport
  "          "   +20 on order
7x   An-140-100   delivery in 2011
4x   Ansat   rotary flying training
  "          "   +26 on order
..x   Il-20M Coot   electronic intelligence
220x   Il-76MD Candid   heavy transport
19x   Il-78 Midas   air-to-air refueling
4x   Il-80 Maxdome   airborne command post
18x   Il-112V   delivery date(s) unknown
2x   Il-476 Candid   delivery date(s) unknown
19x   Ka-50 Hokum   anti-armour attack
9x   Ka-52 Hokum   anti-armour attack
  "          "   +131 on order
8x   Ka-60 Orca   medium-lift transport
  "          "   +192 on order
6x   Ka-226   rotary flying training & utility
..x   L-39 Albatros   advanced flying training
..x   Let-410 Turbolet   parachute training
5x   Mi-6 Hook   heavy-lift transport
160x   Mi-8 Hip   medium-lift transport
9x   Mi-14 Haze   anti-submarine warfare
240x   Mi-24 Hind   anti-armour attack
22x   Mi-26 Halo   heavy-lift transport
  "          "   +16 on order
43x   Mi-28N Havoc   anti-armour attack
  "          "   +47 on order
22x   Mi-35M Hind   delivery date(s) unknown
30x   MiG-25 Foxbat   air defence
40x   MiG-25RB Foxbat   reconnaissance
266x   MiG-29 Fulcrum   air defence
188x   MiG-31 Foxhound   air defence
300x   Su-24MR Fencer   ground attack
241x   Su-25 Frogfoot   close air support
7x   Su-25SM Frogfoot   close air support
30x   Su-25UB Frogfoot   operational conversion
460x   Su-27 Flanker   air defence
19x   Su-30 Flanker   multi-role
  "          "   +4 on order
15x   Su-34 Fulback   multi-role
  "          "   +55 on order
1x   Su-35 Flanker   multi-role
  "          "   +47 on order
2x   T-50   test flights
124x   Tu-22M Backfire   strategic bombardments
74x   Tu-95MS Bear   strategic bombardments
16x   Tu-160 Blackjack   strategic bombardments
  "          "   +14 on order
4x   Tu-214   VIP transport
  "          "   +2 on order
7x   Yak-130   advanced flying training
  "          "   +5 on order
   
  Russian Navy
..x   An-12PS Cub   search and rescue
4x   Be-12PS Chayka   search and rescue
28x   Il-38 May   anti-submarine warfare
88x   Ka-27 Helix   anti-submarine warfare
2x   Ka-31 Helix   anti-submarine warfare
35x   Mi-8 Hip   medium-lift transport
20x   Mi-24 Hind   anti-armour attack
26x   MiG-29K Fulcrum   deliveries from 2011
58x   Su-24M Fencer   maritime strike
20x   Su-24MR Fencer   reconnaissance
8x   Su-25UBP Frogfoot   advanced flying training
6x   Su-25UTG Frogfoot   advanced flying training
23x   Su-33 Flanker   multi-role
50x   Tu-22M Backfire   maritime strike
15x   Tu-142MK/MZ Bear   anti-submarine warfare & maritime patrol
   
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Although every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this overview, it should be treated as a guide only. If you have any updates, please do not hesitate to let us know.

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