September 21, 2023

Kim Jong Un tours factory producing advanced fighter jets in Russian Far East

Russia says two sides ‘see potential’ to cooperate on aircraft, as North Korean leader inspects Su-35 and Su-57 jets

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un toured a fighter jet factory in the Russian Far East on Friday, the Russian government has announced, stating that the two sides “see potential” for cooperation in aircraft manufacturing.

Kim visited the “the assembly facility of fighter aircraft and the final assembly shop of the Su-35 aircraft” as well as the manufacturing facility of “the fifth-generation Su-57 aircraft,” the Russian government said Friday.