Su-30MKI Multipurpose fighter. First flight: 1997

 


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The Su-30MKI is a two-seat multirole super-agile Su-30K derivative powered by a pair of AL-31FP 12,500-kgf thrust-vectored engines and featuring updated avionics coupled with an impressive array of air-to-air and air-to surface weapons. 

The flying prototype first took off on 1 July, 1997. The aircraft has been in production with the IAIA since the year 2000 and is going to be license-produced by India.

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
OKB Sukhoi
COUNTRY
Russia
TYPE
Multipurpose fighter
CREW
2
POWER-PLANT
Two bypass engine, ΝPO Saturn Lyl'ka AL-31FP
Thrust, kgf
2 x 12.500 (12.800)
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
21,94
Height, m
6,375
Wing span, m
14,70
Wing area, m2
62,00
WEIGHT
 
Normal take-off, kg
24.900
Maximum take-off, kg
34.500
Internal fuel, kg
9.640
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
2.175
Max speed in low height, km/h
1.350
Range, km
3.000
Service ceiling, m
19.800
ARMAMENT
1x30 mm cannon GSh-301 with 150 rounds
Warload-8.000 kg in 12  hardpoints:
6 Air-to-air missile R-27R/ER or R-73E or R-77 (RW-AE) or 2x R-27P(EP), R-27T1 (ΕΤ1). 6 Air-to-surface missile Kh-29T/L, Kh-25ML, Kh-25LD, Kh-31 Α/Ρ or Kh-25L, 2 x Kh-59ΜΕ. Bombs 8 x KAB-500KR, KAB-5000D or 3 x ΚΑΒ-1500KR, KΑΒ-1500L, KAB-500KR. Free fall bombs 100-500 kg, cluster bombs, UR, ECM pods