The Russian military-industrial complex announced that the Russian Aerospace Forces will soon receive a batch of fifth-generation fighters of the “Su-57” type.
A source in the Russian military-industrial complex told “Novosti” news agency today, Friday, “Next month, 4 Su-57 fighters will be delivered to the Russian Aerospace Forces,” explaining that the fighters are currently in the special flight test center “Chkalov.”
He added: “With the delivery of the new batch, the number of these aircraft in the armed forces will reach five.”
It is noteworthy that the “Su-57” is a Russian multifunctional fifth-generation fighter developed by the Sukhoi Corporation, and the fighter is designed to destroy all types of air and land targets.
This fighter is characterized by hypersonic flight speed and a coating that helps it hide from radar screens. By the end of 2024, the Russian Aerospace Forces are expected to receive 22 Su-57s, and by 2028 their number is scheduled to increase to 76 fighters.