Is the Su-35 any good?
‘The Su-35 is definitely the most capable Fighter in Russian Air Force and there is no doubt that it presents a serious threat to any 4th gen aircraft out there. But to say that it’s on the same level as today’s F-15E, F/A-18E/F, Typhoon or Rafale, much less ‘superior’ is defying reality.
How much does a SU 25 cost?
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|Unit cost||US$11 million|
Is Sukhoi 30 MKM good?
It can carry up to 8,000 kg/ 17,650 lb of weapons and payloads over 700 nmi unrefueled combat radius. “The Su-30MKM can legitimately claim super-maneuverability via digital fly-by-wire, canards”, and two Saturn AL-31FP engines with thrust vectoring “producing 27,500 lb thrust each with afterburners.
How many Su-25 have been shot down?
Some 23 aircraft were shot down over the course of the war, with an additional dozen or so were lost in non-combat related incidents, while another dozen were written off due to extensive damage, and a further nine were destroyed by bombardments on the ground in Kabul and Kandahar.
Is Su-25 still produced?
Production of the Su-25 ended in 2017 in Russia and 2010 in Georgia. Attempts continue to be made to restart production in Georgia using partially completed airframes, but as of June 2022 no new deliveries have been reported. Since entering service more than 40 years ago, the Su-25 has seen combat in several conflicts.
Which generation is SU-30MKI?
4+ generation fighter
NATO reporting name Flanker-H. The Su-30SM is considered a 4+ generation fighter jet. The aircraft has been upgraded according to Russian military requirements for radar, radio communications systems, friend-or-foe identification system, ejection seats, weapons, and other aircraft systems.