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The Kremlin knows, due to which funding will be provided to procurement 76 of the fifth generation fighter, the su-57. The journalists said the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
“This figure is known, but just as it is the subject of a defense meetings, as you know, are held in non-public mode,” he said.
Sands explained that in the procurement of these aircraft “reasonable” internal redistribution of funds within the already approved budget of the Ministry of defense. So he answered the journalists ‘ question about how to increase the volume of purchases of the su-57 from 16 to 76 only by reducing their cost by 20 percent.
Plans to increase the number procured for the Russian army su-57 from 16 to 76 units without increasing the cost announced on 15 may, the President Vladimir Putin. According to him, it was done by reducing producers prices of aircraft and weapons by 20 percent. The contract will be signed in the near future, the supply calculated until 2028, said the head of state.
Currently, Russia has built 10 flight prototype of the su-57 that are included in the test batch. At the moment signed one contract for the supply of troops in such machines, according to him, the Russian Air and space forces in 2019-2020 will receive two su-57 engines of the first stage. The whole party, as reported by Deputy defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko, is 15 units.
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