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.
Is this a teaser for the new Russian single engined fighter project?
Is this really "Rostec"/ UAC' official teaser for the LFI/LMFS?
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.
It 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.