Sukhoi-47: The Best Fighter That Russia Doesn’t Want
Russia is known around the world for manufacturing great and menacing military machines. It is one of the few countries in the world that boast a military force capable of taking on the United States. Russia is feared for its guns, tanks, attack helicopters, but most of all, jet fighters.
Russian engineering took the world by storm when they built the MiG-15. That was decades ago. Now, in a new battleground, Russia still does what it does best – create war machines that could strike fear in every other military power.
The SU-47 was a fifth-generation fighter jet that was considered advanced for its design. It was extremely agile and was packed with all available Russian technology. In the end, however, it was set aside for another fighter. Here is the story of the SU-47.