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Russian Su-57 fighter jet will be equipped with new weapons


Russia is developing new, advanced weapons for its Su-57 stealth fighter jet, Yuri Slyusar, general director of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has revealed.


Russian Su 57 fighter jet will be equipped with new weapons Su-57 (Picture source: Russian MoD)


The Su-57 fighter has tested new types of missile and bomb weapons in Syria, according to a statement  by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.

“In Syria, in combat, they tested the [helicopter] Mi-28NM, the pacifier Unmanned Aircraft in the strike version, and new types of missile and bomb weapons of the Su-57 fighter,” the Minister of Defense said, reports TASS.

“The Su-57 will be able to use many new means of destruction - some of them have already been created, others are being developed. Tests will continue consistent with the new functions and new goals,” Yury Slyusar, the director-general of UAC, was quoted as saying by Sputnik on Monday.