Source Pravda.Ru

Russia And India To Develop Fifth Generation War Plane

Russia and India are working on a project to design a new fifth generation combat aircraft, a RIA Novosti correspondent quoted Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov as saying on Tuesday. According to Mr. Klebanov, at the moment the work to prepare this project is underway in India. Most probably, details of the project will be released to experts in the first quarter of 2002. "Russia will present the project and India's participation in it," Mr. Klebanov stressed. He added that a tender would be held to determine the contractor to build the plane. Russian corporations Sukhoi and MiG might participate in the tender.