Russia to build fifth-generation fighter will be dedicated to four generations of machines is no longer improved
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Data Figure: Russian Air Force Su-27SM fighters improved
11 20 May, the Russian Defense Ministry received 48 modified Su-27 fighters. Russia to complete the task of improving aviation manufacturer that is committed to creating the Five machines are no longer modified four generations of machines.
Russia’s “Kommersant” reported on 24 November by the City Youth League Amur Gagarin Aerospace manufacturers undertake the improvement project lasted three years. The improvement of the Su-27 Su-27SM, improved electronics and instruments. Su-27 is the fourth generation machine, the Gagarin Aerospace manufacturers in the last built in the 1980s. According to Gagarin Aerospace manufacturing company chief 谢尔盖阿卡尔 Cove, said the improved performance of the Su-27 combat more than Su-27 sold to overseas countries, including China, Vietnam and Indonesia.
the same time, 阿卡尔科夫 said they will not be improved near any aircraft, because their experts will be dedicated to the construction of five generations of machine work.
Info: jet fighter “generational” divide
on the development of fighter aircraft, there are two different programs on behalf of the system, one Russian system point of view, is divided into five generations of modern fighter aircraft; two Western point of view, the fighters are divided into four generations.
more prevalent on the current international division of way is four generations, the first generation of fighters to the U.S. F-100 and represented the Soviet Union’s MiG -19; the second generation is represented by the American F-4 and Soviet MiG-21; third generation is currently the country’s main fighters, including the U.S. F-18, F-15 and F-16, Russia’s Su-27 and MiG-29, etc.; the fourth-generation fighters of the United States F-22 and F-35.
Five methods will be in the Korean War into a heated confrontation on the MiG-15 and F-86 jet fighters as the first generation of subsonic; second generation supersonic fighter; the third generation is a two times the speed of sound and twenty thousand meters high ceiling of the high-altitude fighter; fourth generation with high mobility and improvement of electronic equipment, aircraft; is a stealthy fifth-generation performance, supersonic cruise, and a new generation of ultra-mobility aircraft.