1) Russian development is proceeding apace and we are at parity.
2) A Fincantieri colleague was very concerned about the action at the various Russian and Non-Russian shows this year. The Redut 350 naval and 22386 corvettes...turbines...hybrid electric/gas variants…
lots of stuff, not to mention hypersonic.
Now we're at the direct marketing comparison.
It can't be a Mig-35 variant.
I've always wondered what a Mig-21 would look like in low RCS and modern electronics, single-engine, economical, full MIG style.
I've been heard. .)...
I'm sure this is one of the (many) reasons for the sudden standby of the F-35 project, they too have intelligence that works.