MiG-35 to Receive Fifth Generation Electronics
Russian multi-role fighter MiG-35 of the generation “4 ++” will receive the electronic systems of the fifth generation, the head of the Russian Aircraft Corporation “MiG” Sergey Korotkov said on Thursday in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Single MiG-35 and double MiG-35D are multi-purpose fighters of the generation “4 ++”, the further development of combat aircraft MiG-29K/KUB and MiG-29M/M2 in the direction of increasing the combat efficiency and versatility, as well as improve the performance characteristics.
“The designers of the Engineering Center “Mikoyan OKB” continuously improve the multifunctional combat complex MiG-35, equipping it with electronic systems of the fifth generation,” Korotkov said at air show Aero India-2015 in the Indian city of Bangalore.
The CEO said that now the Russian Aircraft Corporation expects signing of the contract for the supply of MiG-35 t the Russian Defense Ministry. “For its part, the Corporation “MiG” fulfills all the requirements of the customer for this aircraft,” said Korotkov.