The Turkish Fifth Generation Fighter Program Might Have a New Tech-Partner
DUBAI, (BM) – Russia is ready to take part in developing Turkish fighter jets of 4++ and fifth-generation and offer its technologies, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Dmitry Shugayev statement on Sunday.
“As for developing advanced aircraft, now the sides are in technical talks on 4++ generation aircraft and are also holding the first preliminary consultations on the fifth-generation jet,” Shugayev said.
“Given its competence in manufacturing the fifth-generation jet, Russia could take part in this project: in particular, this cooperation is possible in a range of the jet’s systems,” he noted.
According to Shugayev, the partners are now discussing this issue. “However, it’s early to say that substantive talks have been launched on creating a new jet by Russia and Turkey,” he stressed.
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