Russia’s defence export agency, Rosoboronexport will unveil Su-57E, the export version of its Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet, at the MAKS 2019 International Air Show.
The Su-57E aircraft is developed by Sukhoi, a subsidiary of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), and is manufactured by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant (KоAAP).
The aircraft received the necessary export permits and Rosoboronexport has the right to offer them to foreign customers, according to a statement released by Russia’s Rostec State Corporation.
The Su-57E is a fifth-generation multi-role aircraft system designed to accomplish a wide range of missions against air, ground and surface targets. It can be used in any weather, day or night, and in a severe jamming environment.
Its main advantages compared with 4th generation aircraft systems are stealth due to a reduced radar and infrared signature, high immunity of both avionics and aircraft armament system, as well as a strong supersonic cruise capability.
At the same time, the latest Russian fighter surpasses 4++ generation aircraft in terms of key properties:such as multi-mission capability; automation and AI technologies incorporated into target engagement processes; all-azimuth and multiple target capability, the use of long-range precision-guided weapons; and super-maneuverability.