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 Moscow’s 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.
Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said Tuesday the ministry had postponed the purchase of 37 MiG-35’s until 2016 because the defense industry cannot fulfill the contract, and would buy 16 MiG-29SMT fighter jets instead.
The ministry was due to sign a $1.1 billion deal with MiG in June, but last month the aircraft corporation's CEO Sergei Korotkov told RIA Novosti the contract had still not been signed.
The Mikoyan MiG-35 (Fulcrum-F) is a fourth generation fighter jet and a modification of the MiG-29M. It is equipped with air-to-air and air-to-surface guided missiles, as well as the Zhuk-A radar system.
Russian Helicopters will present the new medium multirole Mi-171A2 at the MAKS 2013 show, which starts on August 27 in the Moscow Region town of Zhukovsky. The Mi-171A2 is one of the most eagerly anticipated new models of the Russian aviation industry
Russia plans to purchase 16 MiG-29 SMT fighter jets until 2016, according to the Kommersant daily. Following the announced delay on the purchase of 37 MiG-35 fighters until after 2016, this agreement with MiG Corp
Russia will procure about 60 Mi-28UB helicopters to improve Mi-28N combat training, a Russian Air Force commander said. “We will purchase four to six [Mi-28UB] helicopters for each unit that has Mi-28N in service,” Lt
Russian multirole fighter jets will be equipped with a platform-less inertial navigation system. “The MiG-35 will receive the navigation system
India yesterday signed two contracts worth a total $55 million with the MiG Corporation, MiG was quoted by RIA Novosti. Under the first contract estimated at $43 million, a servicing center will be established in India for maintenance and repair of Zhuk-ME on-board radars
Russia has claimed leadership in the export of new multirole fighter jets for 2009-2012, as per figures from Russias arms exporter Rosoboronexport reported by Russias Center for the Analysis of the Global Arms Trade. In that four-year period, Russia supplied 224 new jets valued at about $9 billion
Russian designers are proceeding with development of an unmanned “sixth-generation” fighter jet. “The sixth generation of aircraft will most likely be pilotless
Almaz-Antei corporation will showcase for the first time its newest S-350E Vityaz mid-range air defense system at the upcoming MAKS-2013 air show near Moscow. The Vityaz, which is expected to replace the outdated S-300 systems, is superior to similar foreign models, according to the company statement
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