Jun 07

Russia - T-50 Jetfighter to Rule the Skies

Stealth Ability Neutralized! Russia’s T-50 Jetfighter to Rule the Skies (Sputnik, May 29, 2015):

An active defense system developed for Russia’s fifth-generation T-50 jetfighter is also able to neutralize enemy planes’ stealth capability, RIA Novosti reported Friday, citing the press service of the Himalaya system’s designers, the Radioelectronic Technologies Concern [KRET].

 The Sukhoi PAK FA fighter jet, also known as T-50, is ready to go into production next year, and boasts innovative technology which renders the pilot one part of the plane’s control system. Continue reading »

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Aug 11

T-50 fifth-generation multirole fighter
T-50 fifth-generation multirole fighter (RIA Novosti / Alexander Vilf)

Russia to deploy fifth-gen fighters, S-500 missiles in 2016 (RT, Aug 10, 2014):

In 2016, the Russian military will start deploying two advanced weapons, the fifth-generation fighter jet PAK FA and the long-range surface-to-air missile systems S-500, chief of the Russian Air Forces said.

Lieutenant General Viktor Bondarev gave an outline of his branch’s modernization plans, including the build-up of Arctic infrastructure, in a radio interview with the Russian News Service station on Sunday. Continue reading »

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