The Russian Ministry of Defence has released a video of its latest fighter jet in an effort to drive foreign export sales. 
The Kremlin wants foreign governments to buy its latest Sukhoi-35s jet instead of a western aircraft. 
As part of the sales drive, the Russian Air Force released footage of a test pilot taking its Sukhoi Su-35s for a spin. 

Russia is trying to find international buyers for its new SU-35s fighter jet, pictured
Russia is trying to find international buyers for its new SU-35s fighter jet, pictured

The Russian Ministry of Defense released video of the aircraft in action
The Russian Ministry of Defense released video of the aircraft in action

Russia has already orders for 24 SU-35s from China as well as a contract for technical support
The super sonic jet is being sold as a multi-purpose single-seat fighter with both speed and agility. 
Unlike the F-22 and F-35, the Su-35s is not a stealth fighter and relies far more on dog fighting skills like older aircraft such as the F-16. 
Several cameras have been fitted to the aircraft in the video as it performs a range of high-energy manoeuvres.



The aircraft has a maximum speed of Mach 2.25 at 36,000 feet - approximately 1,500mph -  and carry 8,000kg in weapons with a range of around 1,000 miles.  
Russia claims the aircraft is better than the west's fourth generation aircraft, such as the US F-16 and French Rafale and even the RAF's Typhoon interceptor. 
The Su-35s is fitted with a 30mm cannon for air-to-air dog fighting as well as the capability of carrying rockets, missiles and bombs. 

The Russian jet is faster than the Eurofighter Typhoon, pictured, which is used by the RAF
The Russian jet is faster than the Eurofighter Typhoon, pictured, which is used by the RAF

The Russians claim the SU-35 can defeat the F-16 and even the new US F-35 stealth jet+5
The Russians claim the SU-35 can defeat the F-16 and even the new US F-35 stealth jet

SUKHOI SU-35s 

The SU-35s is Russia's latest single-seat multi-role attack jet. It is well suited to air superiority missions due to its excellent manoeuverability and thrust vectoring engines to allow it to turn far tighter than a traditional jet aircarft
Engines: 2 × Saturn 117S
Thrust: 19,400lbs each
 Max Speed: Mach 2.25
Length: 21.9m
Max Altitude: 59,100ft
Span: 15.3m
Aircrew: 1
Armament: 1× 30 mm GSh-301 internal cannon with 150 rounds and 12 hardpoints for missiles and bombs  

BAE TYPHOON 

The Typhoon FGR4 provides the RAF with a highly capable and extremely agile multi-role combat aircraft, capable of being deployed in the full spectrum of air operations, including air policing, peace support and high intensity conflict.
Engines: 2 Eurojet EJ200 turbojets
Thrust: 20,000lbs each
Max speed: Mach 2
Length: 15.96m
Max altitude: 55,000ft
Span: 11.09m
Aircrew: 1
Armament: Paveway IV, AMRAAM, ASRAAM, Mauser 27mm Cannon, Enhanced Paveway II 


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