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Equipped with engines AL-41F-1S (117C product) from the su-35 fighter su-30CM will be su-30СМД, reported “Interfax” a source in the aviation industry.
The source told the Agency that currently receives appropriate experimental design work (OKR). Test flight of su-30CM with AL-41F-1S is scheduled for 2020, after which it is planned to adopt the decision on creation of the su-30СМД.
In April it was reported that, according to the presentation “experimental design Bureau named the Cradle”, design documentation for the power unit first phase of the AL-41F-1 for a fifth generation fighter, the su-57 is transmitted to the manufacturer (“Dry”) in November 2018.
In February, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov has announced plans for the unification of su-30CM and su-35.
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