The Russia’s Su-57 fighter has several dozens flights over Syria alone
DAMASCUS, (BM) – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told the state tests of the fifth-generation Su-57 domestic fighter have reached their finals, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agecy Interfax.
During this time, the Russian combat aircraft performed more than 3.5 thousand flights, of which several dozen were made over the territories of other states, including we are talking about Syria, where, according to earlier statements, this fighter took part in attacking terrorists .
According to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Su-57 fighters were subjected to various kinds of severe tests, while the aircraft was able to prove itself perfectly.
“The asset has already over 3,500 flights. Su-57 confirmed almost all the requirements of the tactical and technical specifications in full. The aircraft will be able to use a large number of new weapons,” Borisov said in an interview with Interfax.
Yuri Borisov did not specify what kind of new weapons are in question, however, earlier there was information that hypersonic missiles could appear on the armament of the Su-57.
It should be clarified that the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation entered into a contract for the supply of 76 Su-57 fighters to the troops by 2028, however, at the moment, there are not yet any fifth-generation serial combat aircraft in service with the Russian Air Force, although the first is supposed to be the fighter will be sent to the troops within the next month, as otherwise the contract may be disrupted.
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