“The Aerospace Force has acquired the Sukhoi-57 (Su-57) airplane. It was given to a squadron in the Southern Military area,” as TASS report distributed on Friday.
The Su-57 (NATO name Felon) has had a long and to some degree tormented turn of events, first test Su57 crashed during a flight test a year ago.
SU57 flew for the first time on January 29, 2010, using composite materials and innovation technologies and the fighter’s aerodynamic configuration ensure the low level of radar and infrared signature.
The fifth-generation Sukhoi-57 fighter jet is designed for destroying any type of air and surface targets. It has a supersonic cruising speed, intra-fuselage weapons, radar-absorbing coating (stealth technology), and the newest set of onboard equipment.