The fate of the MiG-31. Continued to persons or Komoedov VS Bondarev …

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Defense Vladimir Komoedov:

"All-weather fighter-interceptor-range MiG-31 with well-to modernization in their tactical and technical parameters for at least another 10-15 years will exceed the current domestic and foreign counterparts"

 

Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondar:

"In the following program, the money can be invested and a new ultra-modern aircraft that will perform tasks better than the MiG-31"


 

Commander of the Air Force against the resumption of production of the MiG-31

Inozobnovlenie production interceptors would cost Russia about 50 billion rubles for the money easier to create a new ultra-modern aircraft in its class, according to Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondar.

"In the following program, the money can be invested and a new ultra-modern aircraft that will perform tasks better than the MiG-31" — said V.Bondarev on Thursday at the State Duma of the Russian Federation at the parliamentary hearings on "The resumption of production of the MiG-31: Reality and prospects.

According to him, the material-technical base of the MiG-31 is morally and technically very outdated, so to resume production interceptors will need to carry out development activities, the cost of which is estimated according to preliminary estimates of 50 billion rubles.

At the same time, according to V.Bondareva, Russian Air Force did not refuse to use the MiG-31 aircraft successfully upgraded and successfully perform their tasks.

"Only problem is very, very much. But we still exploit, fight and hold on to the plane and will upgrade it to the version in which it is necessary to the Air Force "- said the Air Force Commander.

The modernization of MiG-31 will exceed all analogues 10-15 years …

Modernization of Russian fighter-interceptor MiG-31 will allow it to exceed 15 years modern foreign counterparts, told reporters on Thursday, the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Defense Vladimir Komoedov.

"All-weather fighter-interceptor-range MiG-31 with well-to modernization in their tactical and technical parameters for at least another 10-15 years will exceed the current domestic and foreign counterparts," — said Komoedov.

He noted that this type of aircraft will be out of competition in such areas of combat employment, as the interception and destruction of aircraft ground and surface carrying cruise missiles, low-flying detection (unmanned aerial vehicles), cruise missiles, air defense operational deployment to the undisguised directions.

Also added the chairman of the State Duma Committee on Defense, this upgrade will control the airspace on a broad front a small number of planes. According to him, at the moment the MiG-31 is the only combat aircraft capable of providing cover for the airspace of the Russian Federation in the Arctic region, including objects of the oil and gas industry.



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