New Modifications to the Su 27 Fighter


Su-27SM2/SM3 is a Russian multi-mission jet fighter of generation 4+, deeply modernized model of fighter Su-27. Su-27SM(3) when dealing with air targets is almost twice more efficient than Su-27S (its predecessor), and tree times more efficient when it deals with ground targets.


It has a more reliable airframe and its take-off mass is three tonnes higher than Su-27 had.

New modification has turbo-jet engines AL-31F-M1 with better thrust and increased overhaul operation time.


New and modernized equipment Su-27SM2/SM3 are provided with allows to use new missiles of “air–to-air” and “air-to-surface” class for extended operations.


Due to the new complex of countermeasures the aircraft may be used in conditions of intensive opposition to enemy air defence assets.


The new modification is provided with a complex informational system that improves its operational and technical characteristics.


The cabin is fully made from glass and has four multifunctional indicators, such measure allowed to deny old thirteen-arrow-indicators. The new complex of communication provides reliable protected connection with command centers and between aircraft.


Su-27SM2/SM3 as a multi-mission fighter provided with high-accuracy weapons of “air-to-surface” class and satellite-guided aircraft bombs can efficiently complete serious combat tasks.




3 thoughts on “New Modifications to the Su 27 Fighter”

  1. The shape of this plane is just pure perfection. It is just so pretty! The five point star thing is just…. Planeporn!

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