Russia’s defense ministry is in talks with state-owned United Aircraft Corporation on purchase of fifth-generation Su-57 fighters and is expected to sign contract next year.
"We are working on signing a contract for the supply of the first batch of these fighters in 2018 with the delivery of the planes to the Russian armed forces in 2019," Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov told reporters on Wednesday at a news conference on the results of the Army-2017 Forum.
The Su-57 warplane, formerly known as T-50, is being developed by the Sukhoi Company under the United Aircraft Corporation. The single-seat twin-engine jet features supercruise, stealth and supermaneuverability.
Su-57 made its maiden flight in 2010 and will complete its first stage testing by the end of 2017.
The new engine of Russias fifth generation fighter jet Sukhoi-57 is scheduled to begin flight tests by this year end, local media reports. The engine for the Su-57, developed under the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation program (known by Russian acronym PAK FA), will be tested on board a flying lab in the fourth quarter of 2017, a United Engine Corportation (UEC) spokesperson told
Russias T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation stealth fighter jet has received the serial index designation of 'Su-57' from the Russian Aerospace Forces, its Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said. The nomenclacure change indicates that the development phase is nearing completion and that the aircraft is soon to enter serial production
The Russian Aerospace Forces have placed an order for a dozen of Su-57 fifth-generation jet fighters, Deputy Defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko said Saturday. "The first contract for 12 aircraft will be signed soon, and the deliveries under this contract will begin shortly," he told reporters at a briefing in Komsomolsk-on-Amur
Russias defense ministry plans to sign a contract for a preproduction batch of 12 fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jets, TASS reported quoting Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov. "We are buying Su-57 jets for test combat use
Russia's first indigenously designed and built fifth-generation stealth fighter, the Su-57, has started flights with the most advanced air-launched weaponry on its board, local media reports. "Tense work is underway
Russia will start serial production of Sukhoi Su-57 fifth generation fighter aircraft in Khabarovsk Far East region. "The enterprise is concluding tests this year and will launch serial production next year," Khabarovsk Region Governor Vyacheslav Shport was quoted as saying by
A Russian frigate in the Mediterranean fired Kalibr cruise missiles at Islamic state militants in Syria who largely hailed form Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The Russian Black Sea Fleets frigate The Admiral Essen has launched the missiles against targets of the terrorist organization near Deir ez-Zor in Syria,
Representatives of eight member countries of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) will hold talk on plans to develop a joint air defense system, The Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The discussion will be held in the Russian city of Astrakhan, the defense ministry added
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