Su-35 Flanker E Multipurpose fighter

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NATO reporting name: Flanker E 

The Su-35 is a singleseat super-agile multirole fighter powered by two AL-31FP 12,500-kgf thrust vector-controlled (TVC) engines. 

The first AL-31F-powered Su-35 prototype (Su-27M) flight took place on 28 June, 1988. In 1996, the first several Su-35s were fielded with the Russian Air Force. In 1996, one of the Su-35 prototypes (side number 711) was fitted with thrustvectored engines for the very first time. 

Its maiden flight in its new capacity was made on 2 April, 1996. Su-35's derivative is the Su-35UB twin-seat super-agile multirole fighter whose prototype first flew on 7 August, 2000.

The Su-35 has two widely spaced AL-31F turbofan engines, with afterburner, and 12.500 kgf afterburning thrust each, with thrust-vectoring nozzle control.

 

Su-35 Flanker E


Equipment aircraft:
A pulse-Doppler radar N011/Zhuk-27 with multiple versions arrangements: of a simple and distinct facet capacity, following and avoiding terrain-relief, mapping, weather radar, moving ground target trace and tracking, and air-to-air firing version optimized for firing bellow the flying of the aircraft.

Electro-optical OEPS-27 system with an OLS-jamming maximum radius range 50 km which covers the rear hemisphere of the aircraft. The radar provides: Detection range 400 km, Range for target jamming 100+ km, Number of detected and tracked targets: 15, Number of simultaneous attacks against targets: 6.

 


THREE-VIEW DRAWING

Su-35 Flanker E

 


TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

DESIGNER
OKB Sukhoi
COUNTRY
Russia
TYPE
Multipurpose fighter
CREW
POWER-PLANT
Two bypass engine, ΝPO Saturn Lyl'ka AL-31F
Thrust, kgf
2 x 12.500
DIMENSIONS
 
Length, m
22,18
Height, m
6,35
Wing span, m
14,70
WEIGHT
 
Normal take-off, kg
25.700
Maximum take-off, kg
34.000
Internal fuel, kg
-
PERFORMANCE
 
Maximum speed, km/h
2.440
Max speed in low height, km/h
1.400
Range, km
4.000 
Service ceiling, m
18.000
Maximum overload, g
10
ARMAMENT
1x30 mm cannon GSh-301 with 150 rounds. Warload - 8.000 kg in 12 hardpoints: Air-to-surface missile Kh-29T/L, Kh-25ML, Kh-31A/P, Kh-59M and S-25L. Air-to-air missile 8x R-27RE, R-27TE, R-77 or R-60M, R-73M, R-73. Bombs KAB-500KR/L.  Free fall bombsFAB-500, FAB-250, OFAB-100. Cluster bombs, ECM pods
Rokets S-8, S-13, S-25

 


PHOTOS Su-35 Aviation Museums VVS Monino (Russian)