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LONDON, 9 February news: ITAR reports, Russia and India plan to start before 2017 joint development of equipment between the fifth-generation fighter aircraft. Representatives of relevant departments of both countries in recent months will solve all the problems are still controversial, and in the middle of this year signed on to design a new generation of fighter pilot agreement.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) plans and marketing manager Fake Lu Jin revealed that the two countries Russia and India in the fifth-generation fighter the Air Force should have some of the characteristics still have differences.
However, on behalf of India in Russia and India’s HAL Five machine development program the company is prepared to address these issues as quickly as possible and begin to develop and implement test plans to deliver the first aircraft in 2017 the new fighter. According to Russia and India in October 2007 the two countries signed an intergovernmental agreement, HAL will work with Russia, “Sukhoi” company co-implementation of the fifth generation fighter development program.
Russia and India jointly developed between the two countries will be the fifth-generation fighter, “Sukhoi” company of the future front-line air air weapons (PAK FA) on a project basis. According to the plan, the “Sukhoi” company made the first T-50 demonstrator aircraft will make its maiden flight in 2009.
2008 年, HAL, and the Russian defense export companies have decided to jointly develop fifth generation fighter. The current differences between the two sides was mainly due to the different needs of the Air Force between Russia and India caused.
India that India and Russia agreed to provide the level of sensitive technology with India does not match the level of funding burden. In addition, the Russian Air Force plans to equip one kind of single-seat layout Five machines, and Indian Air Force combat theories as to pursue different and therefore need to be able to perform more tasks of two-seat fighter.
HAL Chairman Ashok Baweja has repeatedly said that India’s fifth-generation fighter aircraft should be able to replace the existing fleet of three models of aircraft. New machine will use stealth technology, and equipment to meet the needs of supersonic cruise engine, equipped with built-in weapons mounted device, which can attack ground, air and sea targets, and equipped with latest communication and data exchange systems.
Russia is still India’s main weapons supplier. In recent years, China has implemented a number of major military cooperation is almost as authorized HAL assembled Russian Su-30MKI fighters and jointly developing the “BrahMos” supersonic cruise missiles. According to the plan, air-launched the “BrahMos” missile will be test-fired this year and in 2012 equipped the Indian Air Force.
At the same time, India has also strengthened in recent years with the U.S. and European military cooperation. For example, a new fighter in the Indian Air Force held an international tender, the bid for the Russian MiG-35 aircraft in addition, there are American’s F/A-18E/F and the F-16, the French “Rafale” Sweden’s JAS-39 and Europe’s “Typhoon”. New Delhi in 2010 to determine the final winner and signed the final purchase contract. (Spring)