During the visit of Russian military delegation (14-17 October), headed by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu this country offer Brazil to join the development and production of fighter fifth generation T-50 PAK FA report aereo.jor.br October 14, 2013.
In addition, Our homeland proposes to include in the tender F-X2 Brazilian Air Force multi-purpose fighter Su-35, which had previously been excluded from the competition. Brazil plans to buy 36 fighter jets worth about 4 billion U.S. dollars.
In the current time in the competition involved fighter Gripen NG (Swedish company Saab), Rafale (French Dassault) and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet (South American Boeing).
T-50 or PAK FA will form the core of the future fleet of fighter aircraft of. Multirole fighter resettled stealth technology has advanced avionics and super maneuverability, whose center is the board radar with an active phased array.
In late April of this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the first T-50 will go to the Air Force in 2016. Our homeland and India are developing a model of the aircraft for the Indian Air Force.
First, the parties have completed this preliminary design FGFA, at the moment there are negotiations on a treaty to conduct large-scale design.
As for Brazil, tender F-X2 is the second attempt to find a substitute for the Air Force legacy fighters Northrop F-5 and Dassault Mirage. 1st Competition FX was canceled in 2005 due to lack of budget funds.
South American «Super Hornet» was almost declared the winner, but against a former employee exposures State Security Agency U.S. that Washington conducted surveillance of the President of Brazil, publication of the results of the contest was postponed.
Brazilian resource Poder Aéreo citing local officials said that the head of the country decided to postpone the tender until 2015, in other words the competition resumes after the election, to be held in 2014.