Model of Russian-Indian fighter of the 5th generation shown in the AERO INDIA 2013

Moscow, February 6. With a four-foot model of a promising multipurpose fighter of the fifth generation (MIT, FGFA), made by specialists of the branch company "Sukhoi" Sukhoi can familiarize visitors opened today at Bangalore International Air Show AERO INDIA 2013. The model exhibited at the stand of the corporation Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL). It is made on a scale of 1 to 10 and is painted in the colors of the Indian Air Force.

The agreement on the joint development and production of fifth generation fighter aircraft was signed on October 18, 2007 in Moscow as part of the 7th meeting of the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation. This — the largest joint project of Russian-Indian military-technical cooperation. At present, the implementation of the signed in December 2010"Rosoboronexport",
companies Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) and"Dry"contract for the development of conceptual and technical design of aircraft. Preparations are being made to a contract for development activities (R & D). In the course of the first stage of the Russian side has trained Indian professionals, provided the raw data and the software to create a single environment. Indian working group of experts in January 2012 the first! yes works in Russia, Russian specialists — in India. The exchange of the necessary information. MIT developed the parties will have some differences from the Russian prototypes related to the specific requirements of the Indian Air Force.


The company "Sukhoi" is also involved in other Indo-Russian program — the modernization of standing in the Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters, and adaptation to the Russian-Indian missiles, air-to-ground "BrahMos".

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