Foreign media: Glavnokommanduyuschy Russian Air Force announced the replacement of the MiG-31

Foreign media: Glavnokommanduyuschy Russian Air Force announced the replacement of the MiG-31
Russian Air Force by 2020 plans to change the MiG-31 on their more advanced type.
 
Release of the new type is planned for 2028 — report to the Air Force Commander, Lieutenant — General Viktor Bondarev.
 
«We started to develop a new aircraft of this type and I think we can finish it before the end of state weapons programs from 2020. — Bondarev said at a meeting with members of the Russian parliament. — New aircraft must change available by 2028. «
 
Bondarev not specify — whether new aircraft outside predudyschih models differ from or be similar to T-50/PAK-FA or SU-35 Company «Sukhoi».
 
Some analysts believe that the Russian Air Force will make every effort so that the plane was ready for use at the appointed time, Bondarev said.
 
«From a design standpoint and financial resources it looks very complicated, but the true platform, which was used as a base for each project»
— says Douglas Barrie, air force analyst at the International Institute for Strategic English research.
 
Bondarev said that now at the disposal of the Air Force is 122 MiG-31, with about half undergo configuration MiG-31 BM (benchmark).
 
Added a new multi-mode radar, functional cockpit screen, also possible to use a rocket distant radius acts HAEDAT «Vympel» class «air-to-air.»
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