UAE is not allowed to buy plane from Russia without approval from the US. UAE is currently a vassal of the US.
It started in 2018, to be completed within 7 to 8 years (accomplishment at the latest in 2026)UAE did try and get into an agreement with Russia to develop a new stealth based fighter so something is in the works for sure from Russia - though UAE's involvment was most likely a play by UAE for the F-35's.
Whatever it ends up being, I'm pretty sure it will be amazing and take us all by surprise. The way they've been able to keep it quiet all this time with everything going on and in the day and age where leaks are so easy and common is a true testament to how well guarded they wanted this to be, meaning it was worth the effort to do all that which I'm sure wasn't very easy at all. As a result, it will be a heck of an aircraft.Is this a teaser for the new Russian single engined fighter project?
Is this really "Rostec"/ UAC' official teaser for the LFI/LMFS?
There was also this teaser image that came out not too long ago.MiG LMFS fifth-generation fighter jet
The new fighter may be the MiG LMFS, and according to the source, it has a speed of Mach 2.5 and a range of 4000 km
That's impossible to be 5th gen and 18 ton the F-35 empty over 13 ton fully loaded 27-30 ton the jf-17 in that range and its a toy compared to the bigger oneThere was also this teaser image that came out not too long ago.
No way Russia will agree to these terms or obey themIt started in 2018, to be completed within 7 to 8 years (accomplishment at the latest in 2026)
We are now in 2021 July, supposedly maximum 6 years left
The UAE, according to what was stated in interviews with Sergei Chemezov, will obtain all patents, production rights and a factory to meet the local and regional demand for the new fighter.