5th Generation

Russia reveals details of its next 5th generation fighter jet

Russia’s next 5th gen fighter jet will weigh less than 18 tons and be Mach 2 capable, media reveals....


Will HAL AMCA, India’s new fighter jet, belong to 5th or 6th generation?

India is building a next-generation fighter jet: the HAL AMCA. But which generation is it, exactly?...


First Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter joins pilot training center

The Russian Aerospace Forces ferried the first serial Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet to their combat training center....


J-20 to become the first twin-seat fifth-generation fighter?

In a promotional video, AVIC unveiled renders of a two-seater version of the J-20, confirming the intention to develop such a variant....


Australian F-35As receive deployment green light

The F-35A fifth-generation fighter jets of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have achieved initial operational capability....


Photo of new FC-31 Chinese stealth jet prototype emerges

New photo of FC-31 Gyrfalcon, China’s second 5th generation stealth fighter and a competitor to Lockheed Martin F-35, started circulating on Chinese social media. It shows an upgraded and refurbished jet in what may have been a flight test....


South Korea begins assembly of KF-X fighter jet prototype

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) began an assembly of KF-X, the first South Korean indigenous fighter jet. The plane is said to bear similarity to Lockheed Martin F-35A and eventually replace the ageing fleet of Korean F-4s and F-5s....


Sketching the 6th generation fighter jet

While countries are still developing the 5th-generation fighter jets, the most advanced so far, manufacturers around the world are already outlining the future of combat aircraft. Let's take a look at the most promising ones to try and decipher what could be the 6th generation fighter jets....


Japan's New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet

Japan's New 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Jet. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ X-2 “Shinshin” took to the skies for the first time....