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UAC manufactures four fifth-generation Su-57 fighters for Russian Aerospace Force.

| 2022

PATRIOT PARK /Moscow Region/, August 17. /TASS-DEFENSE/. Four serial fifth-generation Sukhoi Su-57 multirole fighter jets have already been manufactured under a state contract signed with Russia’s Defense Ministry, CEO of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC, part of the Rostec state hi-tech corporation) Yuri Slyusar told TASS at the Army 2022 forum.

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UAC manufactures four fifth generation Su 57 fighters for Russian Aerospace Force

Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter aircraft showcased during MAKS-2019 (Picture source: Air Recognition)

“Under a state contract with the Russian Defense Ministry for the serial production of Su-57s, four aircraft have been manufactured as of today. This year, there are plans to deliver the next batch of jets. UAC is carrying out work with its subcontractors in accordance with the state contract,” Slyusar said.

The Su-57 is a fifth-generation Russian-made multifunctional fighter designed to destroy all types of air, ground and surface targets. It has supersonic cruising speed, internal armament, radar-absorbing coating, as well as the latest onboard equipment. The Russian Aerospace Force will receive 22 Su-57 fighters by late 2024. Their number will be increased to 76 by 2028. The first fighter was delivered to the Russian troops in 2020.

The Army 2022 international military-technical forum is running on August 15-21 at the Patriot exhibition center outside Moscow. The Defense Ministry is the organizer of the forum.

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