Russian-Indian to sign for 5th Gen PAK-FA Fighter Jet
Indian Defence News: India, Russia To Sign Deal On Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Design
After years of delay, India and Russia are likely to soon ink a “milestone” pact to finalise the detailed
The contract on creation of a Russia-India fifth-generation FGFA fighter will be signed shortly, the general director of Russia’s Rostec state corporation said Tuesday.
“As far as the fifth-generation [plane] is concerned, the work is underway. The first stage is complete. The second stage is being discussed. I think it will be completed in near future, the documents have been signed,” Sergey Chemezov told a press conference.
The FGFA project came about following the signing of a Russian-Indian cooperation agreement on October 18, 2007.
The PAK FA is a single-seat, twin-engine jet fighter designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. Its unique features make it the best in its class among other similar aircraft in the world, and it is the first operational aircraft in Russian service to use stealth technology.
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