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Shoigu: Su-57 struck terrorists in Syria with cruise missiles
By Alexander Peshkov 16:54 05/25/2018
Russia has experienced in Syria, advanced cruise missiles from the fifth generation of the Su-57 fighter, said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
The missiles were used in a combat situation to verify their stated capabilities.
"To assess the combat capabilities of the declared capabilities of the military equipment being developed, in February this year, practical launches of advanced cruise missiles of operational-tactical designation from the fifth-generation aircraft of the Su-57 were carried out," Shoigu said at a meeting of the board of the department.
The fact that two Su-57 fighters were tested in Syria became known in March this year.
They were accompanied by aircraft-laboratories and aircraft, which monitored all parameters of the operation of the weapon.
Su-57 is a fifth-generation aircraft, created with the use of low-visibility technologies. Can carry a wide range of weapons, strike at air, ground targets. Possesses super maneuverability, the latest on-board equipment, radar stations and means for generating jam-electronic jamming.
About the Su-57 airplane, the television channel Zvezda spoke in detail in one of the issues of the Military Acceptance program.
Published on May 25, 2018
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