Russia Nears Start Of Su-57 Production

Su-30SM2 fighters in flight
Russia plans to order 21 Su-30SM2 fighters, which denotes a new upgrade program, possibly with an expanded weapons suite.
Credit: Piotr Butowski
Russia’s Sukhoi Su-57 multirole fighter aircraft, years in the making, is nearing the start of production. However, the ramp-up will still take several years, especially in light of the Russian military’s effort to save on the program’s manufacturing and operating costs. In the meantime, United...

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