OREANDA-NEWSRussia is beginning to develop a promising anti-ship aviation missile, which will be equipped, including the fifth-generation fighter Su-57. This was told by Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Krivoruchko. “Today, the enterprise is in the interests of the Ministry of Defense is developing an active homing head”, he said during a visit to the enterprise participating in the project’s cooperation, the Ural design bureau Detal.

In addition, in the near future it is possible to conclude a major contract with the Tactical Missile Armament Corporation for the purchase of the entire range of aviation weapons for Su-57, Krivoruchko added. The Detal complex manufactures components, including active homing heads of anti-ship missiles and "air-to-air" missiles for almost all combat aircraft and helicopters produced in Russia. One of the main developments of the bureau is the homing head for the newest X-35U anti-ship missile, which is equipped with the Bal coastal complexes. In addition, the company is working on the creation of advanced radar and navigation equipment for UAVs and spacecraft.

Su-57 is a fifth-generation Russian fighter. First took to the air in 2010. As previously reported by the head of the United Aircraft Corporation, Yuri Slyusar, the first production batch of 12 vehicles should be supplied to the military space forces in 2019. Superiority over competitors to the aircraft provide a combination of high maneuverability with the ability to perform supersonic flight, as well as a modern on-board equipment complex and low visibility.

Earlier, the hypersonic missile was being developed for the Su-57, the Russian media was told by Boris Obnosov, Director General of Tactical Missile Corporation Corporation. According to him, the creation of such weapons will be carried out in the next decade.