MOSCOW, 7 Aug. /TASS/. MiG-31K with a hypersonic missile complex “Dagger” and a fifth generation fighter, the su-57 for the first time will demonstrate their ability in the air on the forum “Army-2018”. This was reported in the programme of events published on the website of the forum.

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The flights will take place in days with limited visits and open days for everyone. From 21 to 23 August in the days of limited visit the screenings will be held from 12:45 to 12:55. In the open days visit the car will be up in the air at 13:49 on 10 minutes. To see the new machine in the sky will be on the airfield Kubinka.

“The dagger” – the Russian aircraft missile system s combat hypersonic aeroballistic missile. The carrier complex is a supersonic fighter MiG-31K. For the first time about the creation of this weapon was announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking on March 1, 2018 with a message to the Federal Assembly . From 1 December 2017 he started to perform experimental combat duty on the bases of the southern military district.

Su-57 – Russian multipurpose fighter of the fifth generation. The first prototype took to the air on 29 January 2010, it was piloted by test pilot Sergey Bogdan. The design is widely used composite materials, the aircraft has the ability of supersonic flight without afterburner, low visibility, super-maneuverability and the ability to make a relatively short take-off and landing. The arms are being placed in the inner compartments and under the wings.

International military-technical forum “Army-2018” will take place from 21 to 26 August 2018 Convention and exhibition centre in the Park “Patriot”.