Russian multirole fighter jets will be equipped with a platform-less inertial navigation system.
“The MiG-35 will receive the navigation system. We have signed a contract, we have to put some samples for testing at the end of this — early next year,” said the CEO of the Moscow Institute of Electro Mechanics and Automation, Alexei Kuznetsov was quoted as saying by Sputnik Friday.
The new inertial system is designed to determine the location of the object, complex processing and delivering navigation of an object in autonomous mode in absence of terrestrial, marine or space signals.
Russia signed a contract to procure MiG-35s in August which is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2016.
The MiG-35 is an upgraded version of MiG-29M/M2 and MiG-29K/KUB technology. Miikoyan calls it a 4++ generation jet fighter. The first prototype was a modification of the aircraft that previously served as MiG-29M2 model demonstrator. 10 prototypes have been built so far and are currently subject to extensive field trials.
JSC Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (composed of the KLA) today announced it has signed an agreement with Russian entities for the supply of modern avionics for multirole fighters MiG-29K/KUB MiG-29M/M2 and MiG- 35. The total value of the deal is estimated at $115 million and the validity of the contract lasts until 2020
Russia could sign a deal to purchase MiG-35 fighter jets by next week, while first deliveries to begin in 2015-2016. The contract could be signed at Moscows MAKS International Aviation and Space show, which will run from August 27 through September 1, Trade and Industry Minister Denis Manturov was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti
Russian Air Forces (VVS) Mikoyan MiG-35, equipped with an updated onboard electronics suite including active electronically-scanned array (AESA) radar, will begin its test flights this month. Russias Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, announced during a visit to one of Almaz-Anteys subsidiaries (MKB Fakel) that Mikoyan MiG-35 would begin its test flights this January
The Russian defense ministry has assessed and accepted designs of its $++ generation multi-purpose fighter jet MiG-35 and will soon carry out flight tests. “MiG has built its first batch of pre-production Mikoyan MiG-35 aircraft
Russian MiG is developing a replacement for its MiG-31 supersonic Interceptors. "The MiG-31 interceptors are in a great demand for national air defense
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