Two dogfighting Sukhoi T-50 fifth-generation fighters dominated the aerial display at the MAKS Air Show here on July 18-23, but the spotlight was on the MiG-35 with news that Russia will buy the “4+++”-generation lightweight multirole fighter under its new armaments program beginning in 2018. The confirmation by Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov is a boost for the Mikoyan design bureau, which since the end of the Cold War has played second fiddle to rival Sukhoi and its ...

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