Indian military representatives visited Russia 5th generation fighter prototype will buy 250
The article said the Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft with excellent” stealth “capability – the radar cross section is only 0.5 square meters
LONDON January 7 news: According to the Russian military Equality Network reported on January 6, the Indian media recently published an article that has been printed on behalf of the Ministry of Defence late last year saw the development of the Russian Sukhoi fifth-generation fighter prototype. Indian Defense Ministry officials pointed out that India and Russia will jointly develop a new generation fighter program benefited.
According to reports, an Indian Defense Ministry delegation visited Russia last year in an airport in Siberia to see the development of Sukhoi’s fifth-generation fighter aircraft. Accompanying an official visit, said the new machine gives the impression of quite a shock, an Indian Air Force senior officers could not believe there even is one in front of fifth-generation fighter.
Indian Defense Ministry official said, India and Russia are jointly implementing the fifth generation fighter development work, the two air forces will not only buy 250 new aircraft, and the two companies (Air India as Hindustan , Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation) will also be shared equally huge development costs (estimated to be in the 80-100 million range).
He also said Russia and India the fifth-generation fighter aircraft jointly developed with great “stealth” capability – the radar cross section of only 0.5 square meters, only the Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters, 40 per one. In addition, the new machine weighs in at 30-35 tons.
between Russia and India had signed under the intergovernmental agreement, a new generation of multi-purpose fighter Sukhoi’s work will be shared and Hindustan Aeronautics.
It is reported that Russia and India will also develop two models of the fifth-generation fighter: a single-seat, will be used to equip the Russian Air Force; another way for the two-seater, will be used to equip the Indian Air Force. This occurs mainly due to differences in Russian-Indian military doctrine between the two countries caused. According to reports, Russia and India plans to develop a fifth generation fighter will not only perform tactical missions, but also the implementation of strategic tasks, but also through multiple air refueling to fly long distances at supersonic speeds.
Hindustan leaders had previously said the offer to the Indian Air Force’s fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) will be equipped with the Russian Air Force, there are obvious differences between the models – as FGFA on more of a pilot Therefore the size of its fuselage and wings must be greater.
Russian Air Force leaders have said the Russian fifth generation fighter will have super-mobility, high level of artificial intelligence, all the information-gathering capacity, low detectability and the ability to strike various targets. In addition, it can also use a variety of types of weapons systems, precision weapons can be used simultaneously attack multiple air and ground targets, with a strong on-board defense systems and high controllability and flight safety.
The shape of the Russian fifth generation fighter, is still a mystery. However, experts pointed out that Russia’s aerodynamic shape a new generation of fighters will be very scientific, not surprisingly, is the place. In this regard, the U.S. F-22 as an example. If the F-22 and Su-35 together, you can get very close to the Russian fifth generation fighter shape structure.
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