We'll find out soon.
Key Point: The MiG is capable but unlikely to revolutionize Russia's air force.
For years, its manufacturer has marketed the MiG-35 as a “4++” fighter: “I would say that this is a new plane that surpasses our foreign competitors. In other words, this is a 4++ level plane,” stated Mikoyan General Director Ilya Tarasenko in a recent interview.
Russian President Vladimir Putin echoed this sentiment at a Kremlin conference: “I note that the new...
New technologies transform warfare.
Key point: The Next-Generation Air Dominance program has moved to the prototype stage.
The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18.
The Navy program, called Next-Generation Air Dominance, has moved beyond a purely conceptual phase and begun the exploration of...
Here's what happens when stealth meets stealth.
Key point: They are both advanced designs that could win depending on how the battle unfolded.
Russia’s official designation of the PAK-FA/T-50 jet as the Sukhoi Su-57 is just another reminder that the field of fifth generation fighters is about to get more crowded. The United States, China, Russia, Japan and Korea are all working on their own fifth generation designs, but so far only three planes, the F-22...