The company "Sukhoi" successfully continued flight testing a promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA). Two experienced flight sample PAK FA have made a total of 60 flights, ARMS-TASS reported the press service of "dry".
Today in the LII im.Gromova the presentation and flight demonstration of PAK FA Indian delegation led by the commander of the Air Force Pradeep Vasant Naik. On the Russian side the event saw a total participation of the president of the KLA, CEO of "dry" and "RAC" MiG "Mikhail Pogosyan, the representatives of" Rosoboronexport ", the Russian Air Force, informed the source.
On the basis of the commander in chief presented by the Indian Air Force India’s PAK FA, Russia and India implement a joint program promising multipurpose fighter (PMI). It is the largest project in the sphere of military-technical cooperation between the two countries. Its implementation is based on the signed October 18, 2007 in Moscow as part of the 7th meeting of the Russian-Indian intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation agreement between the governments of the Russian Federation and the Republic of India on cooperation in the development and production of a promising multipurpose fighter, recalled the source.
In December 2010 during the visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to India "Rosoboronexport" company HAL and "Dry" signed a contract for the development of conceptual and technical design of aircraft. This — the first of a series of documents governing the obligations of the parties at different stages of the program.
"For the United Aircraft Corporation, the Russian-Indian cooperation — a long-term strategic partnership, based on more than half a century of experience of cooperation. We do not just offer Indian counterparts the best examples of our aircraft as a finished product, we are dedicated to working with Russian and Indian companies, sharing engineering resources in the development of the most modern aircraft systems that have a high potential for the world market. And I’m sure that joint programs in the field of combat and transport aircraft — it is a launch pad for expansion of cooperation in the implementation of programs to create civil aircraft "- summing up the meeting, said Mikhail Pogosyan.
The delegations of India today has also been demonstrated modernized Indian carrier-based fighter aircraft MiG-29UPG.