Russia will officially unveil the Su-57E stealth fighter jet, the export version of the Su-57 aircraft, at the MAKS -2019 international airshow scheduled for August 27.
“At MAKS 2019, Russian manufacturers will be unveiling the fifth-generation Su-57E multi-role fighter jet and the Il-112VE light military transport aircraft, the hottest and most anticipated new products of recent years. I’m sure the interest in them will be massive,” said Alexander Mikheev, Rosoboronexport’s Director General and Deputy Chairman of the Russian Engineering Union.
According to a statement released by Rosoboronexport, the Su-57E is a fifth-generation multi-role aircraft system designed to accomplish a wide range of missions against air, ground and surface targets. The jet incorporates automation and AI technologies, and can be used in severe jamming environment. Its main advantages compared with 4th generation aircraft systems are stealth due to a reduced radar and infrared signature, high immunity of both avionics and aircraft armament system, as well as a strong supersonic cruise capability.
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A rooftop-kissing Su-57 stealth fighter jet of Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) created a sensation during the late afternoon hours of August 29 when it flew close to buildings at the venue of the MAKS air show in Zhukovsky near Moscow. Coming into land after a spectacular flying demonstration, the jet, one of three prototypes flying at the event, took a turn towards the offices of leading aerospace firms which are placed parallel to the runway and flew close to rooftop level near the UAC chalet
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Russias state-run Rosoboronexport will demonstrate flights of MiG-35, Su-30SM, and YAK-130 aircraft apart from taking part in flying displays for its prospective customers at the MAKS-2019 international air show, Moscow. “The full-scale MiG-35, Su-35S, Su-34, Su-30SME, Yak-130, Yak-152 and Su-57 aircraft will be demonstrated to partners in the outdoor display area
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