A prototype Sukhoi “Checkmate” stealth fighter on display in Russia last week. Photo: Bloomberg A prototype Sukhoi “Checkmate” stealth fighter on display in Russia last week. Photo: Bloomberg
A prototype Sukhoi “Checkmate” stealth fighter on display in Russia last week. Photo: Bloomberg

India expected to seek new Russian stealth fighter amid ongoing border dispute with China

  • The fifth-generation Checkmate is likely to offer advanced stealth capability but will sell at a much lower cost than the US’ F-35
  • The Indian Air Force has no fighters that can match China’s J-20

Topic |   China's military
A prototype Sukhoi “Checkmate” stealth fighter on display in Russia last week. Photo: Bloomberg A prototype Sukhoi “Checkmate” stealth fighter on display in Russia last week. Photo: Bloomberg
A prototype Sukhoi “Checkmate” stealth fighter on display in Russia last week. Photo: Bloomberg
READ FULL ARTICLE