Belarus is able to begin manufacturing Su-25 assault jets that Russia is actively utilizing in its struggle in opposition to Ukraine.
Supply: Alexander Lukashenko, the self-proclaimed Belarusian President, throughout his assembly with the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin on 17 February 2023
Lukashenko Quote: “You [Putin – ed.] posed a query on the Eurasian Financial Union [an economic union of some post-Soviet states in Eurasia: Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan – ed.] about cooperation within the plane trade. Nicely, I’ll must report back to you that Belarusians already make as much as 1,000 elements for MS-21 and Superjet-100 [Russian passenger planes – ed.].
We have now three vegetation. Two navy ones and one civilian. They’ve been repairing vegetation beforehand. They manufacture elements at this time already. And, as I’ve been reported to by the federal government, they’re prepared to start out manufacturing Su-25 – an assault jet that reveals itself effectively in Ukraine, it’s a workhorse.”
Particulars: Lukashenko has acknowledged that Belarus is able to manufacture Su-25 jets “with acceptable small technological assist of the Russian Federation”.