Russian Air Force will have a new advanced fighter: MIG-35 Fulcrum-F
The new advanced fighter of the Russian Air Force has a name and it is an evolved version of the Mig-29: the MiG-35 Fulcrum-F (multirole fighter). The new plane has a similar airframe, but in the rest of aspects is completely new and much more advanced technologically because it adds a completely new fly-by-wire control system, a lighter airframe, more fuel capacity, more efficient engines and thrust-vectoring nozzles. it will be available in both single and two-seater versions.
The developer RSK-MiG is currently ultimating the development of the pre-production versions of the Mikoyan MiG-35 Fulcrum-F multirole fighter and it is expected that after they are delivered to the Russian Air Force they can conduct flight-testing early this summer.