The Sukhoi Su-30MKM is a twin-engine, two-seat super manoeuvrable fighter aircraft developed by Russia's Sukhoi Aviation Corporation. It is a multirole fighter for all-weather, air-to-air and air-to-surface deep interdiction missions. The aircraft's power plant incorporates two Saturn AL-31F afterburning low-bypass turbofan engines rated at 12,500 kgf (123 kN, 27,550 lb) each engine.
With a normal fuel reserve of 5,270 kg, the Su-30MKM is capable of performing a 4.5-hour combat mission with a range of 3,000 km. Su-30MKM is also equipped with phased array radar system that can track up to 15 targets and simultaneously engage 4. For strike missions, it can carry large (up to 8,000 kg/ 17,650 lb) and diverse weapon loads over a large unrefuelled combat radius (more than 700 nm).