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Under the fifth generation fighter, the su-57 would prepare special regiments with “a fundamentally different structure”, have informed “news” several sources in the Russian defense Ministry.
As the newspaper writes, “to work with the su-57 will produce mobile hangars, where you can track the status of the stealth coating machines, which makes them invisible to radars of the opponent, and find out how flight has affected the visibility of fighter radar, infrared, and other spectra detected”.
According to sources, “equipment for testing electronic stealth su-57 has passed the test in Syria during the combat test of these machines.”
On 15 may the President of Russia Vladimir Putin said about the purchase in the period up to 2028 76 su-57. According to the head of the state, the acquisition of 76 fighters instead of the planned 16 was made possible by reducing the price of the manufacturer at 20 percent.
In the same month it was reported that because of U.S. sanctions relating to composite materials, the su-57 may become “all-metal” that “can affect the high-tech apparatus.”
In December of last year edition of the National Interest wrote that the su-57 uses outdated technology stealth, which is useless to use against a modern radar. It is, in particular, that the fighters will get the pixel color, reducing the optical visibility of the machine. According to the publication, this technology was relevant in the twentieth century, but not in XXI.
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