India, Russia will sign FGFA agreement this year

India is said to have ironed out issues on the development of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) with Russia and an agreement to finalize the deal is expected to be signed this year.

Sukhoi T-50 in 2011 (4)
By Dmitry Zherdin [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

“The contract for the detailed design would be signed soon and that will be a major milestone. It should be signed in the second half of the year,” an anonymous government official was quoted as saying.

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