1. Side Facing Cheek-Mounted Radars
2. Infrared Search and Track
3. Directional Infrared Countermeasures System
4. Unique Weapons Bay Configuration
5. Equipped with hypersonic missiles
It has been reported recently that the Su-57 fifth-generation aircraft will be integrated with the Vympel R-37M (RVV-BD, Izdelie 610M) hypersonic anti-aircraft missile. The R-37M is the only one of its class to boast a range exceeding 300 km.
The Army 2018 Exhibition has once again confirmed that Moscow’s ongoing rearmament program has made Russia the world leader in military technology, able to offer the best of the best on the global arms market.
Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA fifth-generation stealth fighter is slated to enter service with the Aerospace Forces in 2019. It has been given designation Su-57. The plane is a 5th generation multi-role, single seat, twin-engine air superiority/deep air support fighter. Currently, nine Su-57 prototypes are conducting flight trials and undergoing technical testing with two additional aircraft to be handed over to the Russian Aerospace Forces for trials by the end of the year. Two Su-57 planes simulated an air combat at the MAKS-2017 international airshow on July 19.