Su-25M1 Frogfoot Attack aircraft © Konstantinos Panitsidis

Photos from the personal collection of Kostas Panitsidis


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The Ukrainian aviation factory in Zaporozhye, undertook the assignment of the modernization of the Ukrainian Su-25 Frogfoot. 

The project included the reinforcement of structural components, the installment of advanced electronic navigational equipment and a new cockpit with multiple function monitors.
 

Su-25M1 Modernized by Ukrainian Air Force,with "electronic” variant
Su-25M1 Modernized by Ukrainian Air Force,with "electronic” variant.

 

All 90 Su-25 Frοgfoot will be upgraded to Su-25M1 level. This version will probably carry the new “electronic” colors. The cost for each plane is about 1.232.000 $. 

 

The 299th Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Force is acquiring its new Su-25M1  (and two-seat training version Su-25UBM1) in parts
Su-25M1: The 299th Brigade of the Ukrainian Air Force is acquiring its new Su-25M1 (and two-seat training version Su-25UBM1) in parts 

 

Other systems that were upgraded are the target searching and locking system, which is now fully digital with a 30% increase of its capabilities and the counter measures systems thus improving the survivability of the aircraft.

 


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Su-25M1 Frogfoot © Konstantinos Panitsidis

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
OKB Sukhoi
COUNTRY
Russia / Ukrainia
TYPE
Attack aircraft
CREW
1
POWER-PLANT
Two jet, R-195
Thrust, kN
2 x 44.13
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
15,36
Height, m
4,80
Wing span, m
14,36
Wing area, m2
33,70
WEIGHT
 
Empty aircraft, kg
9.500
Normal take-off, kg
14.600
Maximum take-off, kg
17.600
Internal fuel, kg
5.000
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
Μ=0,82
Max speed in low height, km/h
975
Combat range, km
1.850
Service ceiling, m
5.000-10.000
Maximum overload, g
6.5
ARMAMENT
30-mm two-barrel cannon GSh-30-2 with 250 rounds.
Warload - 4.000 kg in 10 hardpoints, normal -1.340 kg.
8-10 x 500, 250 kg bombs, 32 x 100 kg bombs, napalm tanks rokets 8-10 ML UB-32-57 (320(252) x 57 mm) or 8-10 240 mm, packets UR S-5 (57 mm), S-8 (80 mm), S-24 (240 mm) x S-25 (340 mm).
Air-to-air missile, Air-to-surface missile Kh-25ML, Kh-29L and S-25L. SPPU-22 pods with 23-mm cannon GSh-23L with 260 rounds.

  


PHOTOS Su-25M1

 


VIDEO

Su-25 Frogfoot (Su-25 M1 Frogfoot). Static exhibition  Aviasvit – XXI, Ukraine, Kyiv © Redstar.gr