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In the United States, selected buyers of the Su-57

Potential buyers of the promising fifth-generation Russian fighter Su-57 may be Myanmar, Algeria, Turkey, China and India, writes The National Interest. According to the American publication, the plane could be useful to Naypyidaw to fight the rebels. The potential purchase of a fighter by Algeria can be explained by the country's interest in Russian weapons. […]

NATO has assigned the code "Penal" to the Su-57

NATO assigned the promising fifth-generation Russian fighter Su-57 the official code name Felon (“Criminal”, “Criminal” and similar), Scramble reports on Facebook. “Technically, Felon is anyone who has been convicted of a serious crime, but you can also use Felon to describe anyone who you think has done something terrible,” the magazine notes. The publication adds […]

Russian Su-57 found a new buyer

Myanmar could become another buyer of the fifth-generation Russian fighter Su-57. It is reported by MilitaryWatch. According to the publication, such information appeared against the backdrop of rapidly developing military-technical cooperation between the two countries. It is known that at present the bulk of Myanmar’s military aviation is made up of Russian MiG-29 light fighters. […]

Su-57 will be deprived of weapons

The combined use of a fifth-generation fighter Su-57 and a heavy strike reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) S-70 Okhotnik will reduce the range of weapons of the first, military expert Anton Lavrov writes in Izvestia. In his opinion, the drone’s great advantage is “the ability to carry heavy combat load and any aviation ammunition for […]

Su-57 improved container

A suspension container placed on the suspension under the left wing of the fifth-generation fighter of the Su-57 (under the air intake) can help increase the aircraft’s shock capabilities to hit ground targets, for example, locating and tracking targets, as well as highlighting ammunition, military expert Anton Lavrov told Vzglyad. “An increase in resolution, improved […]

For the first time, the Su-57 and the Hunter flew together

The fifth-generation fighter Su-57 and the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) "Hunter" first flew together. The corresponding video of the Ministry of Defense published on YouTube. In the video’s caption, the military department noted that during the flight the interaction between the UAV and the leader aircraft “to expand the fighter’s radar field and target designation […]

Su-57 will receive cryptographic protection

Promising fifth-generation fighters, the Su-57, will receive a unified communications, data exchange, navigation and recognition (OSNOD) system with enhanced crypto and noise immunity, Alexey Ratner, head of the Polet Flight Research and Technology Center, told TASS. “The OSNOD system itself has been developed for a long time and has lived for several generations. The modification […]

Russia has found a replacement for the Su-57

Heavy strike reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) S-70 “Okhotnik” can become a full-fledged replacement for combat aircraft, Izvestia writes. According to the newspaper, the Ministry of Defense decided to create one detachment of such UAVs in the Western and Southern military districts (ZVO and YuVO) in 2024, which would allow not to expose the crews […]