Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2022
Total Production: 250
Also Known As: Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft and Project 79L
Origin: India and Russia
Corporations: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited*, Sukhoi and UAC   (*) lead contractor
Parent System: PAK FA
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2016
Maiden Flight: 29 January 2010
Total Production: 561
Development Cost: USD$20 billion
Family Members: Su-57 and T-50
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Description: The Indian Air Force Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) is a twin-seat variant of the PAK FA/T-50/Su-50 stealth fighter aircraft. In addition of being provide with two tandem seats the new aircraft will feature a new wing design to load more weaponry. The FGFA is a further development involving Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) of India. The aircraft is envisaged as a follow-on to the successful Su-30MKI operated by the Indian Air Force with its mission profile focusing on the air-to-ground engagement as part of the aerial supremacy doctrine of India. The FGFA is expected to enter service by 2020 after the entry into service Russian Air Force Su-50 in 2017.

FGFA Specifications

Crew: 2
Number of Engines: 2
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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There are 11 news between
7 Oct 2010 and 31 Aug 2017
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Thursday, August 31, 2017Indian Air Force Wants Another 36 Rafale Multirole Jets
Tuesday, July 25, 2017Russian Air Force Izdelie 30 Engine to Provide 42,000-lb of Thurst
Saturday, February 18, 2017Indian Air Force Upgraded Super Sukhoi Multirole Fighters to Get Al-41F1S Engines
Saturday, July 30, 2016India Negotiating with Russia Super Sukhoi Upgrade for 194 Su-30MKI Aircraft
Saturday, July 16, 2016Russia Testing Sixth Generation Components on PAK FA T-50 Prototype
Monday, March 28, 2016Indian Air Force FGFA Stealth Fighter to Receive BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile
Monday, January 25, 2016India, Russia Sign Agreement on Fifth Generation Fighter Jet Development
Monday, March 9, 2015India May Start Receiving Russian-made Su-50 Stealth Aircraft by 2018
Saturday, January 10, 2015Russia and India Complete Preliminary Design for Twin-Seat Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft
Tuesday, December 21, 2010India, Russia Sign Contract to Design and Develop Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft

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