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Russian Fifth-Gen Stealth Fighter to Get Artificial Intelligence – Source

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KUBINKA (Sputnik) - Russia’s fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jets will have enhanced artificial intellect capabilities, bringing it a step closer to the next-generation unmanned fighters, a source in aviation industry told Sputnik.

"There are plans to equip Su-57 warplanes with an AI system that will bring it closer to a sixth-generation unmanned aircraft," the source said.

A Russian Su-57 multipurpose fighter jet of the fifth generation at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017 in Zhukovsky - Sputnik International
Russian Military to Ink Contract for First Batch of Su-57 Fighters
The Sukhoi aircraft maker will deliver two of these stealthy fighters to the Russian armed forces under contract signed Wednesday at the Army-2018 military tech forum in Kubinka near Moscow.

The multirole fighter jet, which made its maiden flight back in 2010, will also have fully-automated control, vision and weapon guidance systems, according to the source.

Previously, President of the United Aircraft Corporation Yuri Slyusar said that two Su-57 jets had undergone their combat debut in Syria and successfully completed all their assignments.

READ MORE: US Analyst Describes Six Most Impressive Aspects of Russia’s Su-57

Later, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu reported that tests of new cutting edge cruise missiles had been conducted using Su-57.

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