>neverUkrainians never used them, so they don't have trained pilots and maintenance crews.
Never since they put them in museums at least...
They had the non-export Su-17 variant.
Why not sent yet? Because the pilots have to fly on something to keep their training hours and qualifications up.
According to this, they will go to Ukraine too once at least some recently ordered FA-50's arrive.
First 12 are supposed to start arriving in August, so i'd guess they will be handed over around third or fourth quarter of the year.Poland will most likely send its entire upgraded Su-22 fighter-bomber fleet to Ukraine after they have a replacement product. This is similar to the case of previous MiG-29 fighters. Poland recently signed a contract with Korea to buy 12 FA-50 Block 10 multirole fighters for $700 million. The...military-wiki.com
It's that deal. The first 12 will be arriving this year, the rest will be a different variant assembled in Poland since 2025, once done the first 12 will be upgraded to the same variant as the later ones..Wait,we arleady buyed 50,right? is it part of that deal,or new one ?
No matter what - at least our neosanacja idiots are waiting for replacment.
This is its only true rival, From what I've read it actually outperformed it In most metrics as well.
Indeed it did. Infact it did so well, with a little update to avionics, computers and sensors you might have a ready made 6th Generation fighter right there. At the very least Generation 5.5.