Russian and Emirati plans to jointly develop a fighter aircraft in the 2020s may have generated headlines, but it is unclear whether it will lead to results. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is no stranger to cooperation with Russia, but like many of its neighbors it has always relied on its Western allies for the provision of combat aircraft. Until now, it seems. According to the Russians, along with agreeing to support the fighter development program, the UAE has also signed a letter of ...

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