Russia’s Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aviation Plant, a subsidiary of Sukhoi will deliver three T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation multirole fighters to Russia's Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 2017.
"The work on the T-50 aircraft will be continued and three aircraft will be built. They will join the final level of the first stage of trials," Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov said on 9 March during a working trip to the Far East and Siberia.
"The planned trials program is a continuous one," Boriso added.
The first level of trials of the T-50 are due to be finished in 2018 and that serial production of the aircraft under Russia's new rearmament programme can only be discussed after its completion, an official said.
Russia will begin upgrading naval maintenance facility by next couple of months in Syria's port of Tartus and would need about five years to complete. An agreement between Russia and Syria on the expansion and upgrades of the Russian naval maintenance facility in the Syrian port of Tartus was signed on January 18,
Russia will be completing tests of advanced deep-water homing torpedo named Futlyar (Fizik-2) this year and is expected to commission into service next year. The new Russian torpedo will be able to reach speed more than 60 knots and hit targets at a range of over 35 miles
Russia has plans to unveil 2018-2025 state arms procurement program that features supply of next-generation S-500 missile defense systems, Sukhoi PAK FA fifth-generation fighter aircraft as well as tanks based on the Armata Universal Combat Platform. The 2018-2025 State Armaments Program, part of Russia's defense policy, is expected to be unveiled by mid-2017
Russian Aerospace Forces has plans to receive 16 new Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers by year end and will start modernization process next year. "This year, we expect additional deliveries of four aircraft and the total order volume for the current year is 16 Su-34s", Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov said Friday
Russian Space Systems (RSS) will present Chassis Control Systems that were developed on the basis of space technologies for monitoring the systems of the fifth generation T-50 stealth fighter jet at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 this week. The RSS will exhibit the chassis parameters control system, the temperature-measuring system and the cooling control of the wheels, as well as the sensors for the hydraulic system of the aircraft, the company announced Monday
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