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May 23, 2019

Russian Su-57 reversal

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:20 pm
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Russia, having previously announced that it was only going to buy 16 Su-57s (after India pulled out of a development deal), has now decided it will buy 76 of the fighters.  Given the reported problems with the aircraft, either they have been solved, or, more likely IMHO, this is more of Russia trying to saber-rattle and impress its neighbors.

It may be related to this, where Poland has announced plans to buy F-35s.

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