While Russian commentators may have been happy to watch the U.S. F-35 stealth fighter development project go over-time and over-budget, Russia has been discovering just how difficult the development of a stealth fighter can be with its Sukhoi PAK FA T-50 project.
The Sukhoi PAK FA T-50
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