Russia is expecting to sign the contract with India for the research and development (R & D) stage of the fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) project this year.
“A contract for the R & D phase is being prepared and is expected to be signed this year,” Yuli Slyusar, President and Chairman of the Management Board of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC)said during the Aero India Air Show.
“The export version of the 5th generation fighter, the perspective multi-functional fighter (PMF-FGFA) is being created in partnership with India. The Russian and Indian parties have generally agreed on the work share of each party,” he said.
India and Russia are working out the pre-contract documentation related to the Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA). The preliminary design of the aircraft has been completed in 2014. The next milestone for 2015 is to hold the preliminary design acceptance procedure. To boost the program and to provide assistance to «Multirole Transport Aircraft Limited» joint venture this year Russia and India have created a steering committee.
The Fifth- Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project is expected to be top priority in talks between the Russian Defense Minister and Indian counterpart to be held on Wednesday at New Delhi. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoygu will arrive here tomorrow on a three-day visit to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar and review the ongoing cooperation and future prospects in the defence sector
India and Russia may finally settle on a number of delayed defense deals including the Fifth Generational Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) program during Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to India this December. Putin met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the BRICS summit in July where both leaders reportedly agreed that the $30 billion program to build 200 jets should move forward
Sukhoi and India plan to sign another contract in the framework of the joint project for the construction of a fifth generation multipurpose combat jet, Alexander Klementyev, a Sukhoi deputy director general told Itar-Tass. “We hope the contract [for experimental design works] will be signed soon,” he was quoted as saying
Joint productions of all future projects is expected to be the new norm in Indo-Russian relations after Moscow last year offered to set up manufacturing facilities in the country for joint production of defence hardware. India and Russia agreed to set up manufacturing facilities in India for joint production of defence hardware during Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozins state visit to New Delhi last year
The progress of Indias futuristic fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) project has fallen under dark clouds after Russia, with whom India is developing the fighter jet, hiked the cost of manufacturing the aircraft. The project could end up costing India over $35 billion over the next two decades from the original $30 billion for over 200 fighters
India may delay its involvement in the Future Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) Project with Russia and instead focus on the acquisition of medium multi role combat aircraft(MMRCA) such as the Dassault Rafale and another lighter jet to meet the immediate requirements of the Indian Air Force. Informed sources told Defenseworld
India may look at sealing the Russian stealth fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) deal as negotiation on Rafale fighter MMRCA deal is still facing deadlock, Times of India reported today quoting unnamed sources close to the Defense Ministry. "Faced with continuing deadlock in the mega deal to acquire 126 French Rafale fighters, India is now pressing the throttle to seal the even bigger project with Russia for the stealth fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA)," the newspaper reported
Rosoboronexport has signed a contract with one of the CIS countries for the supply of more than one hundred units of “amphibian” RIA Novosti reported Monday. ADS rifles of KBP (which is part of “Precision complexes”) development were presented at the defense industry “AIDIX-2015″, held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) for the first time
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