Russian-Indian military representatives to show the 5th generation fighter T-50 flight performance
Russian-made T-50 fifth generation fighter
LONDON, according to Russian military news network reported on September 8, an official visit to India, the Russian Air Force Commander Zelin on September 7 in New Delhi announced that Russia India hopes to participate in the 5th generation fighter T-50 joint research projects, after Russia on August 31 at the airport outside Moscow on behalf of the Indian scene shows the T-50 flight performance.
Zelin said the Russian Air Force Commander: “Both sides are interested in this project and we certainly hope that the Indian side to participate in the project under way, we can find the junction.”
Russian Sukhoi Company had on 31 August at the airport outside Moscow pull Myanmar Si Keye Organization T-50 prototype flight demonstration, to the visiting Indian delegation of Ministry of Defense and the Indian military system, showing prospects for the 5th generation fighter performance. In Russia and India to T-50 was jointly developed by India-based version of the 5th generation fighter within the framework of the negotiations, T-50 prototype was about 10 minutes of flight display to complete a low-flying and several large angle of attack maneuver subjects, showing the aircraft performance.
Russia in July this year, Pogosyan said Sukhoi’s general manager, India and Russia jointly develop a new generation fighter contract may be signed before the end of this year, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation and Hindustan Aeronautics Industry Co., Ltd. will represent the two sides to cooperate on this. Russian Federal Military-Technical Cooperation Bureau, First Deputy Secretary Fuming previously announced by the Indian called FGFA (5th generation fighter) of the joint Russian-Indian fighter development project may last 6-10 years, plan to participate in the project’s Hindustan Aeronautics Industrial Co., Ltd. is currently out to organize the licensed production of Su-30MKI fighters, the details of future cooperation between the two sides being unknown, but the new aircraft will cost more than the West in similar products, to effectively consolidate the Russian and Indian Air Force’s defense capabilities. Indian media reported that India’s share in the joint project will not be less than 25%, the estimated total value of 80-100 billion dollars, after the Indian version of the successful development of fifth generation fighter may also be used for export.
Russian 5th generation fighter T-50 on its maiden flight on 29 January this year, currently only a prototype flight test in progress, the other end of the year should be added two T-50 test aircraft process. The technical performance of the new aircraft being confidential, the Russian official claimed that, T-50′s airborne highly intelligent, in 300-400 meters of the short take off and land on the runway, equipped with modern weaponry, stealth capability, with ultra-mobile performance, all-weather full-hour carry out combat missions. Media speculation that, T-50 the maximum speed reached 26 km/h, a range of up to 5,500 km with a 30 mm air guns, tank shells inside the fuselage with 10 hanging points. Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to get the first aircraft in 2015, production-type T-50, equipped with 60 being planned. (Compiled: Shu-shan)