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Sukhoi Su-57 / PAK FA 5th Generation Aircraft

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by tariqkhan18, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    If the article is true, it's rather sad that we needed 6 months to get to that conclusion, or that we had to investigate that nonsense in the first place.
     
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    Gessler Mod MODERATOR

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    The Thai Military & Asian Region blog has a superb write-up about the PAK-FA, the most in-depth compilation of information regarding the aircraft and it's systems from all over the internet.

    Check it out here: https://thaimilitaryandasianregion.wordpress.com/2016/04/27/sukhoi-t-50-pak-fa-russia/

    They originally included my old labeled image (back from 2012) until I recently got in touch with the Admin there, now they updated the article with the new one -

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  3. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    @Gessler

    http://bmpd.livejournal.com/2760067.html
     
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    Gessler Mod MODERATOR

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    Excellent summary!

    I think I'll change the thread title...this jet has been without a proper Su designation for too long!

    I've heard of the 101KS-P sensor but AFAIK it has not been integrated yet on the jet itself (or has it?).
     
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    Grevion Think Tank TROLL ELITE MEMBER

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    I wonder what the NATO reporting name will be...I hope something like Firefox.

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    Let's hope the Russians call the FGFA Su-60.

    :biggthumpup:
     
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    I won't be surprised if it'll be called Su-57MKI.
     
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    Su-27 >> Su-57
    Su-30 >> Su-60

    2x difference. :D
     
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    "Su-57" sounds so futuristic I can't believe I'm actually alive in this time period.
     
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    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    I wouldn't mind if it's called MKI, as long as we finally get it. We still need to fix things and actually start the work on our version.
     
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    MKI just means "made commercialy in India"in Russian.

    Like Ka-226 will be Ka-226 MKI.
    T-90 can be called T-90 MKI.
    Mig 21 can be called Mig 21 MKI
    Brahmos can be called P800 MKI.
    Same for BMP's and all other Russian equipment which is assembled domestically.

    Even the Makarov pistols carried by officers can be called Makarov MKI.
     
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    randomradio Mod Staff Member MODERATOR

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    No. The M indicates it is Modernized. K indicates it is for export. I indicates India.

    All the other weapons are not called MKI.
     
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    I was wrong about made but right about commercial

    "Modernizirovannyi, Kommercheskiy, Indiski" meaning "Modernized, Commercial, Indian".
     

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