Russia has placed an order for 76 Su-57 multi-role, stealth-capable, fifth-generation fighters at the ongoing Army 2019 event in the capital, Moscow.
“We’ve ordered 76 Sukhoi Su-57 fighters. They will be delivered to us by 2028,” Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko said at the Forum.
The other mega-deal is the one for two Yasen-M nuclear-powered cruise-missile submarine for the Russian Navy.
In May 2019, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said that manufacturers reduced prices for both the aircraft and the equipment by 20%, which provided the opportunity to purchase more of these jets.
"We have agreed to purchase 76 fighters without the increase in prices in the same period of time," Russian President Vladimir Putin, said.
"In the nearest future we will sign a package contract to supply 76 such jets equipped with modern weapons of destruction and provided with the necessary land infrastructure," Putin asserted.
Production of Russias S-500 surface-to-air missile defense systems, having range greater than its predecessor S-400 has commenced, Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec, said Sunday. "We have begun manufacturing the new S-500 systems
Roselectronics holding company has demonstrated “Korsar” reconnaissance drone system capable of flying at high altitudes, in excess of 5000 meters, at the ongoing Army-2019 Forum being held in Kubinka, near Moscow. The drone system can fly at altitudes exceeding 5000 meters, which places it out of the range of small arms and many types of man-portable air-defense systems, the company said in a statement Tuesday
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