the publication of the American edition of The Drive tells of a Chinese su-30МКК Russian production, protecting Chinese airspace over the South China sea.

the Publication notes that some of the fighters carried missiles R-27R and R-77 Russian-made, while the recent 10-hour training flight was accompanied by air refueling carried out by the aircraft-tanker Il-78.

The Drive reminds that China received from Russia 76 su-30МКК, some of which Beijing is modernized, in particular, its avionics, multifunction displays and weapons.

In July, The Drive, referring to the Chinese press and its sources, wrote that Beijing has learned to create its own engines for the fifth generation fighter J-20, which, compared with its previous developments have enhanced stealth features, more power and thrust vector control.