In 2005 the RAC "MiG" commenced production of new unified family of multi-role fighters, belonging to the "4++" generation, consisting of:
– carrier-based MiG-29K (single seat) & MiG-29KUB (double seat) fighters;
– front-line MiG-29M (single seat) & MiG-29M2 (double seat) fighters;
– front-line MiG-35 (single seat) & MiG-35D (double seat) fighters.
All fighters have a high level of structure, power plant, airborne systems, avionics and weapons unification. The fighters unified family will be in production and subjected to improvements for a long time.