Su-27 Flanker-B Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Fighter


Country of Origin: Russia

The Flanker is an all-weather interceptor/fighter that is also capable of ground attack missions. It combines some aspects of then-current Western design practice, but adds heavy doses of Soviet/Russian design innovation. Although larger than any Western interceptor aircraft, it has many features in common with the U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle , but in general it more resembles the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet. Continued development has led to a variety of layouts, both internal...

 

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