The Russian Defense Minstry’s TV Chanel Zvezda published several videos of MiG-35 highly versatile 4++ generation fighter jets in action. The TV channel released a video of the MiG-35’s take-off from a short runway. Another video, shot from the ramp of a cargo plane, show flights of two MiG-35 fighter jets.
On December 12, the Russian Defense Ministry released a video [original in Russian] revealing capabilities of its MiG-35 fighter jets. The MiG-35 is currently undergoing flight tests. The fighter jet is expected to enter into service by 2020 and replace previous generation jets in the Russian Aerospace Forces.
The warplane can climb up to 17,500 meters. Its operational ceiling is 16,000 meters. At high altitude, the MiG-35 can fly at speeds of over 2,100km/h. The MiG-35’s strike radius is 1,000 km. The fighter jet is capable of detecting and tracking up to 30 airborne targets at a distance of up to 160km and can hit 6 airborne and 4 ground targets at once.