This was reported by TASS.
“If we take the American counterpart - this is the F-35, Europe - Gripen, also a Chinese aircraft, which was developed together with Pakistan (JF-17 Thunder),” Manturov said.
The minister also said that Russia "must return to the cohort of countries that today sells similar equipment on the international market."
Checkmate will be ready within four years, he said.
The head of Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said that Checkmate will cost $ 25-30 million.