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The President of the United aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar said that the Russian companies will be able to produce 76 su-57 by 2028. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“We have prepared the production. We have Komsomolsk-on-Amur plant is one of the rearmed and equipped with qualified personnel, so we count with the pace that the President has set will definitely do it,” — said Slusar.
In may, President Vladimir Putin announced plans to buy 76 of the fifth generation fighter, the su-57 and complete delivery up to 2028. The President noted the need to completely retool the latest three fighter aviation regiment. Initially it was planned to procure a total of 16 aircraft, but later, the manufacturer announced the reduction of prices by 20 percent.
Estimated value of the contract could reach 170 billion roubles. This will be the largest in aviation history, ordering and guarantees full capacity utilization of the aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
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