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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 […]

The pilot revealed the advantages of the Su-57

Test pilot Sergei Bogdan in an interview with the TV channel “Star” shared his impressions of the Su-57 fighter. According to Bogdan, most of the characteristics of the Su-57 are similar to the Su-35. Despite this, at supersonic speed, the new fighter has no equal. Separately, it is emphasized that the aircraft does a well-controlled […]

The appearance of the Su-57 in Syria explained

Two pre-production samples of the fifth-generation fighter Su-57 appeared in Syria with the goal of advertising Russian weapons, writes Zvezda. According to the weekly, it was then that "the first demonstration of the latest Russian combat aircraft in a real war" took place. “Moreover, the demonstration, clearly designed to attract foreign attention, including from potential […]