Russia and India signed a contract to jointly develop the fifth-generation fighter (map)
Russian T-50 model developed by the fifth-generation fighter.
BEIJING, December 21, according to Itar-Tass reported that Russia and India signed 21 contracts to determine the joint development of fifth generation multi-role fighter T -50.
21, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in India. During the visit, the Russian state arms exporter “Rosoboronexport” and India “Hindustan” signed the document.
two companies have agreed to joint development of fifth generation fighter jet.
the project design cost is estimated at $ 295 million, will be equal sharing between Russia and India.
Russia and India, two countries agreed in 2016, developed two versions of single and double, will initially develop single version.
Russian fifth generation fighter program will be the fifth-generation fighter T -50 as the export version of the aircraft, India will hope that 2020 fifth-generation fighter into Indian Air Force.
Russia’s Interfax reported on 29 January, the Russian fifth generation fighter has started off the first flight test.
January 29, the Russian fifth generation fighter successfully completed its first test flight T -50. Media that it is characterized by precision-guided weapons, in all weather conditions can destroy any target, and has low observability characteristics. Russian Defense Ministry has said that 2015 will begin to purchase the product.
21, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev began a visit to India, the two sides are expected to sign billions of dollars worth of arms trade and nuclear power plant contract.
Medvedev’s visit to India, in addition to large business and strive to get orders, but also want to improve relations with India.