Promising aviation complex tactical aircraft will arrive on the tests in the Air Force in the fourth quarter of 2013.
This was stated by Chief of the Russian Air Force Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev during the consecration ceremony of the crews and aircraft aerobatic teams at the airfield Kubinka. State tests new aircraft fifth-generation PAK FA go and will last in the 3rd quarter of this year. Then, the Air Force will see it in flight. Concerning the renewal of the fleet of strategic bombers, Commander stated that currently work in this direction are underway. Unlike the Tu-160 new aircraft will carry more load, including arms. All puzzles decide missiles. According Bondarev, the last three years, including today, Air Force RF received 400 new aircraft. By 2020, military pilots will have more than a thousand helicopters and 800 planes. According to the Commander in Chief, Municipal programm weapons is under close supervision of the President and the Defense Minister. «With respect to deliveries of aircraft we have no failures», — concluded the general.