Fifth-generation fighter jointly developed by Russia and India will cost about 60 billion (Chart)
Russia and India will be T-50 aircraft together research-based fifth-generation fighter edition of India
according to RIA Novosti website February 10, 2011 reported that India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited ( HAL) of the Swabian wood to mention that Chief Financial Officer, jointly developed by Russia and India the fifth-generation fighter will cost about $ 6 billion.
December last year, Russia and India signed a contract to jointly develop a new design of fifth generation multi-role fighter. Russia’s Sukhoi Holding Company and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in early 2010 agreed to jointly develop the design based on T-50 fifth generation fighter aircraft. Schwarzer wooden mention, said: “The project includes the cost of the detailed design stage is likely to cost more than $ 6 billion between us and them (India and Russia) will take 35% and 65% of the work.”
Since the 1990s, Russia has been developing its own fifth-generation fighter aircraft. Now known as T-50 prototype designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau in the Russian Far East Amur Komsomolsk plant construction. Russian officials have hailed as the fighter, “a unique aircraft,” which combines the air superiority fighter and attack aircraft capabilities.
Russia plan to jointly develop a fifth generation fighter aircraft as the T-50 export models, while India is looking forward to new fighter aircraft into the Air Force in 2020.
(Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Electronic Science and Technology Information Institute Chen Hao)