BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) – The Russian Federation’s domestically-produced Su-57 stealth jet will be transferred to their aerospace forces by the end of 2019, the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) President Yuri Slyusar announced this month.

While Russia is expected to purchase all fifteen of the Su-57 jets, it appears Moscow may have a potential buyer in India, the National Interest publication reported.

“Even in the optimistic view that the Russian military has the necessary funds to produce all of its fifteen Su-57’s on schedule, a major investor like India can prove vital to the financial solvency of the Su-57 platform for decades to come,” the publication reported this past weekend.

India certainly has the funds to make such a purchase and with their recent confrontation with neighboring Pakistan, acquiring the Su-57 could be a major boost for their air force.

However, will the Su-57 actually be ready for combat by the end of 2019? United Aircraft Corporation President Yuri Slyusar believes so.

“During the Army 2018 exhibition, we signed two contracts with the Ministry of Defense for the delivery of the fifth-generation Su-57 fighter and multifunctional Mig-35 system. The serially produced Su-57 will enter the VKS this year,” Slyusar told Ria Novosti last week.

The UAC President believes Russia will purchase all fifteen, but he did not rule out foreign sales of the aircraft.

 

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Mateen
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India buy even Su 57 or f 55 reptor or f 35 or anything from any where cant win dog fight with pakiz and above all if indianz duno how to fly that modern planes how u guys gona fight first u guys learn how to drive bycycle & then think about planes in movies it look nice wat ever ur showing but in real its whole differnt story

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EXCEPT that… India owns 50% of Su-57 intellectual property and… Pulled the plug in April 2018, pointing lack of stealth (inferior to Rafale, even without active stealth), performances not reaching the thresholds, over-costs and delays…

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Epic failure from Sukhoi! Engine fans are the worst for stealth.

james jeame jema
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And you are who? Did you ever study something related to aircraft design?

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Stealth design is a myth