'Works on PAK FA 5-Generation Jet Are at Final Stage'

© Photo : Russian Defense Ministry / Russian Army in pictures
Russian Army in pictures - Sputnik International
The works on the PAK FA jet are at the final stage, Russia's deputy defense minister said.

KOMSOMOLSK-ON-AMUR (Sputnik) — Russia's Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company will produce two modifications of the T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation fighter aircraft in 2017, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said.

"The works on the PAK FA are at the final stage. This year we will receive the 10th and 11th models which will be tested, while the first serial procurement of the T-50 fighters is scheduled for the next state armament program for 2018-2025," Borisov said visiting the Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft manufacturing plant.

T-50 strike aircraft at the MAKS-2013 Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky - Sputnik International
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On May 3, General Designer of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Sergei Korotkov said that the flying tests of the newest PAK FA (T-50) fighter aircraft will be conducted in the near future.

The Sukhoi T-50 (PAK FA) is a fifth-generation fighter and the first to use stealth technology in Russia. It is a single-seat, twin-engine multirole jet fighter designed for air superiority and attack roles.

© Sputnik / Alexander Vilf /  / Go to the mediabankT-50 fifth-generation multirole fighter in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region.
T-50 fifth-generation multirole fighter in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region. - Sputnik International
T-50 fifth-generation multirole fighter in Zhukovsky, Moscow Region.

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