The fifth generation fighter, the su-57 was successfully tested in Syria
Two Russian fifth generation fighter, the su-57 were successfully combat tested in Syria, said the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
“They were really there. Was a long two days. During this time completed a series of tests, including combat. There were two aircraft,” — said the Minister to journalists on Thursday.
“I can say that the tests were successful. The aircraft returned home a week ago,” — said Shoigu.
According to the Minister, the work of the su-57 in Syria, accompanied the aircraft-laboratories and the aircraft that monitored all the parameters of the weapons.”
“As for the various satellite photographs, I can say that it is not the 95-th year, these planes never stand together. Photos that have been published — I do not know where — because all the planes were in shelters all the time,” said the Minister.
The Minister added that the su-57 this year needs to complete a full cycle of tests. “It will be another surprise for our colleagues,” — said the Minister.
Earlier from informal sources it became known that the su-57 became part of the Russian group in Syria. “Many models of our weapons have been tested in Syria, was sent to su-57. This is an opportunity to experience a new fighter in other climatic conditions, plastikote and so on”, — informed the interlocutor of “Interfax”.
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