13 Jul 2021 10:48

Brand new Russian military aircraft to be presented at MAKS 2021

MOSCOW. July 13 (Interfax) - The Rostec state corporation has announced the presentation of a brand new Russian military plane at the MAKS 2021 International Aviation and Space Salon.

"The United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), a component of Rostec, will present a brand new military plane on July 20, on the first day of the MAKS 2021 International Aviation and Space Salon in Zhukovsky," the corporation said.

"Russia is one of the few countries in the world that possesses technologies of full-cycle aircraft production and an acknowledged 'trendsetter' in the field of military aircraft design. We have no doubt that the new product developed by UAC specialists will evoke a genuine interest in our country and other parts of the world, including our foreign competitors," a Rostec representative said.

In his words, it will be possible to see the presentation of the new plane online, on the YouTube channels of Rostec and the UAC, and on the project website, checkmate.uacrussia.ru, where the countdown to the premiere has begun, he said.

A meeting on aviation issues will take place on the sidelines of MAKS-2021 with the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said earlier.

As Interfax has reported earlier, MAKS-2021 will take place in Zhukovsky, Moscow region, on July 20-25. This will be the 15th International Aviation and Space Salon.