Russia may sell 18 Su-30K fighter jets to the Belarusian air force after they undergo a upgrade to the Su-30KN version.The Su-30KN upgrade includes new mission computer, AMLCD cockpit displays and upgraded radar.

These upgrades allow the aircraft to use R-77 BVRAAM, X-31P anti-radiation missile (ARM), X-31A sea skimming supersonic antiship missile and X-29T air-to-surface missile and KAB-500 guided bombs.

These Su-30K along with the upgrade package will cost around $150 million a piece to the Belarusian air force which is considered as a real bargain. These 18 Su-30s were originally sold to the Indian Air Force which later replaced them with the Su-30MKI.

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