US Alarmed over Russia-Iran Ties – Will Putin’s Su-35s Give Tehran Air Superiority in Middle East?

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Iran is reportedly planning to acquire Su-35 Flanker-E fighter jets from Russia, according to US officials. The US claims Russia will deliver the jets as part of a “full-scale defense partnership” between Moscow & Tehran. The alleged Su-35 deal comes after Iran reportedly supplied Russia with hundreds of drones for use in Ukraine. The US alleged that Iranian pilots are receiving training on the Su-35 and could begin receiving the jets next year. Iran’s Su-35 deal would mark one of the country’s most significant defense purchases since the 1979 Islamic Revolution,

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