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Russian light supersonic fighter of the 4++ generation MiG-35 will get the laser gun, said to “Interfax” the General Director of Corporation “MiG” Ilya Tarasenko.
“The MiG-35 will be able to apply the whole range of existing and promising aircraft armament”, — said a top Manager.
In an interview with “Russian newspaper” Tarasenko said that in the future, the MiG-35 will be offered to buyers with an established radar with AESA (active phased array). All necessary tests of the fighter will be completed in 2019, reports TASS.
In November it became known that the air forces of India leads in the number of accidents in time of peace, with the participation of military aviation. While most incidents happen with the Soviet-Russian MiG.
In April Tarasenko made the transfer India technology underlying the MiG-35.
The MiG-35 is considered by developers as the transitional link to the aircraft of the fifth generation is created based on the MiG-29. Range the plane will surpass its predecessors in half. The fighter jet has a speed of 2.2 Mach number. In the future, the MiG-35 should be the mainstay of the Russian light aviation. Radar “Zhuk-A” with the AESA, which will receive a machine that is able to track up to 30 targets at ranges of up to 160 kilometers.
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