A Russian Su-57 fighter jet fired a rocket from a vertical position (video)

MOSCOW, (BM) – The fifth-generation Russian fighter was able to launch missiles not only from a horizontal position, but also from a vertical one, which allows this aircraft to effectively emerge victorious from any air battle, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according shared video by the Russian MoD.

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The video frames presented by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation show how a fifth-generation Russian combat aircraft Su-57 launches an air-to-air missile from a fully vertical position, and the effectiveness, in this case, of hitting an air target, is by no means less than in the case of launching a rocket from a horizontal position.

Due to the provided opportunity. Su-57 fighter can attack the enemy even when performing complex maneuvers, which makes him a real winner in any air battle.

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It should be noted that within the next 1.5-2 months, the Russian Air Force will receive the first serial fighter of a new generation, while Russian aircraft designers may have their first orders from other countries.


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