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    Russia will buy 10 fifth-generation fighters in 2013-2015, and 60 more in 2016, Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin said on Monday.

    Russia will buy 10 fifth-generation fighters in 2013-2015, and 60 more in 2016, Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin said on Monday.

    Popovkin said the first fighters will be purchased in 2013, while in 2015 a batch of fighters will be tested by the Air Force.

    "We will start the serial purchase of this fighter in 2016 and a batch of 60 fighters will be purchased within a state arms procurement program," the deputy minister said.

    FARNBOROUGH (Britain), July 19 (RIA Novosti)

     

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