Clouded Future For Russian Military Aviation

Reuben F. Johnson | 09/16/2019

Russia continues to tout new combat aircraft programs, but at the latest MAKS exhibition in Moscow in late August, there was little to show. Rostec revealed only export variants of its advanced Su-57 fighter jet and Il-112V light transport. For the foreseeable future, the Russian air force will rely on upgrades of existing aircraft designs, including the Su-34 strike jet and Su-35 fighters and a small fleet of Su-57s, as shown above.   The Moscow Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS) has...
 

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