The mass production of the Russia’s first 5th generation sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet began in 2019.
Now according to the latest reports the Sukhoi Company holding company, which incorporates leading Russian design bureaus and serial aircraft production plants, is using mixed reality headsets to assist workers during the production of Russia’s 5th generation fighter aircraft.
According to a tweet from SwankyStas provided a use case detailing how its engineers are using the mixed reality headsets to help assemble the Su-57 fighter jets.
Moreover, the released a short video showed the company’s engineers wear on their heads special devices similar to Microsoft HoloLens.
Microsoft HoloLens is a pair of mixed reality smartglasses developed and manufactured by Microsoft.
From the video it looks like that Sukhoi company has used HoloLens headsets on a number of processes during Su-57 production and development according to a leaked internal presentation slide obtained by Twitter user
In one such application, HoloLens headsets provide guidance as holographic overlays on fuselage and landing gear components.
Last year there were also rumors circulating that Google has helped in developing touchscreen tech for the new Chinese J-20 stealth fighter jet.
Later the The tech giant said that it had no role in the military aspect of touchscreen research that could potentially give an advantage to Chinese fighter jets in both air-to-air and air-to-ground combat, according to a report by the South China Morning Post.