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The placement of weapons in the inner compartments of the promising fighter su-57 encountered some difficulties, RIA Novosti reported the statement of the General Director of Corporation “Tactical missiles” Boris Obnosov.
“With products that are placed on the external load, special problems have been encountered. But to place the rocket inside of the fuselage, needed a smaller size, folding wings and rudders. There are some difficulties at start-up of the enclosed space, as it can cause additional load on the aircraft,” — said the head of the briefing summarizing the activities of the Corporation in 2019.
According to him, previously “inside the fuselage housed only a powerful strategic designs”.
In December, 2019 in China su-57 refused to consider a fifth generation fighter, referring it to a generation 4+++.
Earlier in the same month, was wrecked su-57, which was to become the first serial fighter accepted into service Air and space forces (VKS) Russia.
By 2028 videoconferencing needs to obtain 76 units of su-57. To date, produced 13 prototypes of the su-57, of which ten are samples for flight testing and three for ground static.
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