In Zhukovsky near Moscow has successfully tested the first Russian fifth-generation fighter, the su-57. He is also known as T-50.
Su-57 made its first flight with the new engine. The flight was regular and lasted 17 minutes. The fighter is equipped with advanced electronics and innovative digital systems. The aircraft can reach the speed of three thousand kilometers per hour. Capable of carrying 20 missiles for air combat and eliminate ground targets, reports «TV Center».
According to the designers, the su-57 is much superior to Western counterparts. The first batch of new fighters should come into service in 2019.