Russia and India sign cooperation agreement fifth-generation fighter prototype or five years after the first flight
Data Figure: Russian T-50 model developed by the fifth-generation fighter
Global Network reporter Liang Xu reported that Russia and India’s “Five machine” cooperation project eventually, when President Medvedev’s visit to India signed , the first aircraft is expected to Five prototype will launch in five years.
Eta Si agency reported on 21 December, Russia and India did not disclose the “Five machine” cooperation project specific investment amount. However, after Russia and India, according to media estimates, the total value of about 80-100 billion U.S. dollars. Air India to participate in the project estimate, sketch design cost of about $ 295 million. Five machines in India, code-named “FGFA”, the 1/4 of the Indian side will be responsible for construction.
Earlier, Indian Air Force chief of staff 普拉迪普瓦 桑特纳亚克 general has said the Indian Air Force since 2017, five generations from the purchase of 200-250 aircraft machine. India, this will cost $ 25 billion, that is, each aircraft is $ 100 million.