The MiG-35 is capable of reaching speeds of up to 2,700 kilometers per hour and having a combat radius of 1,000 kilometers. It can stay in the air 1.5 times longer than all of its predecessors. The new jet will replace the MiG-29, which is in service in Russia and other countries. The Russian Defense Ministry will begin purchasing MiG-35 fighters from 2018 as part of the new state armament program.
Russia's Cutting-Edge MiG-35 Fighter Jet Shows Its Skills at 2017 MAKS
The 4++ generation multipurpose fighter jet was showcased on July 18 at the 13th MAKS 2017 International Aviation and Space Salon on the Gromov Flight Research Institute airfield in Zhukovsky, Moscow region.