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Sukhoi prepares for Su-57 deliveries

6th April 2020 - 13:00 GMT | by Eugene Gerden in Moscow

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Sukhoi Corporation plans to start deliveries this year of its Su-57 fifth-generation fighter for the Russian Aerospace Forces despite the December 2019 crash of a test aircraft during a training flight near Khabarovsk, company representatives told Shephard.

The crash of the test Su-57 has delayed deliveries, which were scheduled to begin in late 2019 under a long-term contract for 76 aircraft. The deal was signed last year and is believed to be worth more than RUB150 billion ($2 billion).

Representatives of the Russian MoD have repeatedly proclaimed their confidence in the new fighter, which was successfully tested during the

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Eugene Gerden is a Shephard correspondent based in St Petersburg.

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