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Also Known As: Flanker-G?, Su-30M2, Su-30MK2V and Su-30MKA
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Description: The Su-27, Flanker-B NATO-designation, is a single-seat, twin-engine, long range, air defense fighter designed to counter the F-15 Eagle and NATO fighter aircraft. It can accommodate R-27 and R-73 missiles for short, medium and long range air-to-air engagements. In addition, a built-in GSh-301 30mm gun provides very short range air-to-air engagement capability. The Su-27 air defense fighter can also carry out escort missions in support of Tu-22M, Backfire NATO nickname, as well as other bomber/attack aircraft such as the Su-24, Fencer NATO nickname. Despite its size and weight, the Su-27 and its derivatives are the most maneuverable aircraft ever flew. The Su-27 Flanker features an integrated Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system located in front of the cockpit's canopy. The IRST system together with a helmet-mounted sight, the R-73 advanced short range air-to-air missile, and Su-27's maneuverability outperforms any existing fighter aircraft in a short range air-to-air engagement.
The Su-30MK2 multi-role fighter was introduced in late 2006 with some improvements over the Su-30MK twin-seat aircraft such as super-maneuverability using AL-31FP thrust vectoring control (TVC) engines. So far the Su-30MK2 is the biggest export success of the entire Su-27 aircraft family. In 2006 Venezuela ordered 24 Su-30MK2, Su-30MK2V designation, plus six options from Russia in response to US denial to ship spare parts for the country's Air Force F-16 fleet. According to Venezuela's president, Hugo Chavez, these aircraft were meant to deter the United States from invading their country. Algeria ordered 28 Su-30MK2, Su-30MKA designation, which were delivered between 2008 and 2009. Vietnam ordered 32 Su-30MK2s in 2010-2011 (8), 2011-2012 (12) and 2014-2015 (12). Uganda ordered six Su-30MK2 in 2010. Russia ordered 4 Su-30MK2 in 2009 and 20 Su-30M2 improved aircraft in 2014. Indonesia took delivery of 15 Su-30MK2s between 2008 and 2011. China also ordered the Su-30Mk2 but they are listed under the Su-30MKK designation.
Number of Engines: 2
Height: 6.30 meter (20.7 foot)
Length: 21.9 meter (72 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 30 millimeter
Wingspan: 14.5 meter (48 foot)
Ceiling: 17,300 meter (56,759 foot)
Max Range: 3,000 kilometer (1,620 nautical mile)
Min Range: 1,270 kilometer
Top Speed at High Altitude: 2 mach (2,391 kph)
Flight Endurance: 10 hour
Max Takeoff Thrust: 55,100 pound (24,993 kilogram)
Max Takeoff Weight: 34,000 kilogram (74,956 pound)
Payload: 8,000 kilogram (17,637 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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There are 17 news between
21 Aug 2007 and 1 Feb 2019
Friday, February 1, 2019China to Employ Su-30MKK/MK2 Jets to Engage US Aircraft CarriersFriday, January 12, 2018China Begins Deployment of J-16 Fighter JetsMonday, July 4, 2016Algeria Orders 14 Additional Su-30MKA Multirole Fighter JetsThursday, February 4, 2016Belarus Concludes Preliminary Purchase Agreement for Russian Su-30 FightersWednesday, January 6, 2016Algeria Set to Buy 12 Su-34 Fullback Strike JetsFriday, October 10, 2014New Batch of Su-35S and Su-30M2 Jets Handed Over to Russian Air ForceTuesday, August 5, 2014Russian Air Force Takes Delivery of First Batch of Su-30M2 Fighter JetsWednesday, August 21, 2013Vietnam Orders a Third Batch of 12 Su-30MK2 Multirole Fighter JetsTuesday, January 10, 2012Indonesia Confirms $470 Million Deal to Buy Six Su-30MK2 Fighter JetsWednesday, December 7, 2011Indonesia Set to Order Six More Su-30MK2 Fighter Aircraft
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