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In 2020, the defense Ministry want to setup a consignment of su-57, after which it is planned to significantly increase the supply of these aircraft, reported RIA Novosti Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yuri Borisov.
“During the tests su-57 confirmed almost all the requirements of technical specifications in full. The state contract on delivery of 76 aircraft to equip three air regiments of the aerospace defence forces carried out in accordance with the delivery schedule,” — said the official.
Borisov added that the work on the preparation of an Intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” flight tests “are conducted in a planned manner”.
In December 2019 crashed su-57, which was supposed to be the first production model of this aircraft.
At the same time in China su-57 declined to name the fighter of the fifth generation, referring it to a generation 4+++.
In September 2019, the defense Ministry showed video of the joint flight of the su-57 and the UAV “Hunter”.
Video, photo All from Russia.