The United Air Corporation (UAC) gave a group of VIPs and reporters a look at the new MiG-35 multirole fighter jet.
The MiG-35 is a multipurpose generation 4++ fighter and an advanced derivative of the original MiG-29 fighter. The new aircraft is equipped with the newest airborne avionics as well as a wide range of guided air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles.
The MiG-35 has a maximum speed of 2,700 kilometers an hour, an effective range of 1,000 kilometers and a service ceiling of 17,5000 meters.
Serial purchases of the MiG-35 multirole fighter under the state arms procurement program will begin in 2019, President of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yury Slyusar said Thursday.
He added that a presentation of the MiG-35 for potential foreign buyers will be held on January 27.