Thursday, 10 May 2018

Close-up photos of Russia's new 'stealth' jet reveal its true purpose — and it's a big threat to the US

Russia's Su-57 takes part in Moscow's Victory Day Parade in 2018. Rossiya-1


Business Insider

  • Russia's fifth-generation fighter jet that made an appearance at Russia's Victory Day parade isn't really a stealth jet.
  • The side-mounted radars on the Su-57 allow it to excel at a tactic called "beaming" that can trick the radars on US stealth jets.
  • But it's unclear now if Russia will ever produce the Su-57 in reasonable quantities.

Russia's "fifth-generation," "combat-tested," "stealth" fighter jet has a lot of dubious claims made about it, but recent close-up photography of the plane from Russia's Victory Day parade on May 9 reveals it's just not a stealth jet.

Russia has tried to sell the plane as a stealth jet to India, but India backed out. Considering a shrinking economy and defense spending, it's unclear now if Russia will ever produce the Su-57 in reasonable quantities.

Business Insider asked a senior scientist working on stealth aircraft how to evaluate the plane's stealth, and the results were not good.......Continue reading: HERE



It's really funny how the Western propaganda machine keep parroting time after time that India dropped out of the PAK FA project when in reality the Russians dropped out of the project with India.


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