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Air Force Eyes 2nd Batch Of Su-57 Advanced Fighters In 2020

January 16 2019


The Russian air force expects to sign a contract for a second batch of Su-57 advanced fighter jets in 2020, reports Russia's Tass news agency. 

The planned deal will cover the manufacture and delivery of 13 Su-57s, some fitted with the latest, more powerful engines, an industry source said on Wednesday.

The new engine, known as Izdelie 30, will offer increased thrust of 17 tons, compared to the original engine's 14.5 tons of thrust. 

In 2018, Russia signed a contract for two of the...

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