Iran has purchased $21 billion worth of Russian satellite technology and aircraft, according to Iranian officials.
An Iranian delegation reportedly visited Russia’s MAKS-2015 air show and signed an agreement to purchase the equipment, according to Sputnik, which quoted Iranian officials.
“There is a large share of contracts for the purchase of this type of aircraft,” Manouchehr Mantegh, an Iranian technology and aviation official, reportedly disclosed, according to Sputnik.
This includes “satellite-related equipment” and the Sukhoi Superjet, a twin-engine passenger plane, according to the report.
The official did not reveal the total number of jets to be purchased.
Full article: Iran Buys $21 Billion in Aircraft, Satellites from Russia (Washington Free Beacon)