Russian Aerospace Forces to Get 4 Serial 5th-Generation Su-57 Fighters in December, Source Says
04:49 GMT 12.11.2021 (Updated: 04:54 GMT 12.11.2021)
© Sputnik / Vladimir AstapkovichRussian Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Aerospace Forces will get four serial fifth-generation Su-57 fighters in December, a source in the defence industry has told Sputnik.
"In December, the aircraft plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur will supply the Russian Aerospace Forces with four serial fighters Su-57", the source said.
According to the source, the Russian Aerospace Forces are currently testing the only serial Su-57 aircraft they have received.
The Sukhoi Su-57 is a cutting-edge Russian jet that performs the functions of a strike aircraft and a fighter, and is capable of destroying all types of air, ground, and naval surface targets. The jet carried out its maiden flight in 2010.