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Future fighter. A Sukhoi T-50 fighter prototype seen at an air show. The T-50 is the prototype for the Russian PAK FA (Russian = Prospective Airbourne Complex of Frontal Aviation) programme to develop a fifth generation stealthy fighter. It is intended to match the capabilities of the US F-22 Raptor. The production version is intended to replace MiG-29 and Su-27 fighters from 2016. Photographed at the MAKS airshow at Zhukovsky, near Moscow, in 2011.
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