Ukrainian Air Force pilots are afraid of the Russian Su-35 fighter
Ukrainian military pilots spoke about their fears air defense systems Russian Su-35 fighters.
In particular, one of the interviewers for CNN was a pilot Ukrainian bears the call sign Dzhus. He stated that at the moment the country’s Air Force could not oppose anything to the Russian Air Force. No radars or missiles help. But the F-16s, according to Juice, would help.
Su-35 terrorizes Ukrainian pilots
According to the publication, several Ukrainian planes were destroyed in the air at a distance of about 200 kilometers from the border with the Russian Federation with long-range R-37M air-to-air missiles.
And indirectly, this information was confirmed in an interview with the same CNN TV channel before Ukrainian pilot for a plane Su-25 Aleksey. According to him, the actions of the Russian pilots instill fear in their Ukrainian counterparts.
He said: We are losing a lot of aircraft because of the Russian Su-35 interceptors. When you see a teammate explode in front of your eyes in real time, it’s a shock
Sukhoi Su-35 It is a designation for two improved derivatives of the Su-27 air defense fighter. It is a single-seat, twin-engine, super-maneuverable aircraft designed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau and built by Sukhoi.
The type was originally developed by the Soviet Union of the Su-27 and was known as the Su-27 Su-27M . It has integrated interplanetary and multifunctional radar, giving it multi-role capabilities.
The first prototype made its first flight in June 1988. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Sukhoi renamed it as Su-35 To attract export orders. 14 aircraft were produced and used for tests and demonstrations; One example had thrust vectoring engines. It was in turn redesignated on the Su-37.
Length: 21.9 m
Wingspan: 15.3 m
Height: 5.9 m
Wing area: 62.4 square meters
Empty weight: 17.5 tons
Weight with standard load: 25.3 tons
Maximum take-off weight: 34.5 tons
Fuel weight: 11.5 tons
Engines: 2 x Saturn 117S (AL-41F1S) turbofans with thrust vectoring nozzles
2,400 km/h (Mach 2.25) at a maximum altitude of 11 km,
1400 km/h (Mach 1.13) at 200 meters sea level.
Cruise speed: 1250 km / h Mach 1.1 super cruise at medium altitude.
Range: 3,600 km at an altitude of 1,580 km near sea level.
Combat range: approximately 1,600 km.
Ferry range: 4,500 km with two external fuel tanks.
Service ceiling: 18,000 m
Rate of climb: 280m/s+
Wing loading: 408 kg/m2 with 50% fuel, 500.8 kg/m2 with full internal fuel.
Thrust / Weight: 1.13 at 50% fuel, 0.92 at full inboard
Cannons: 30 mm internal cannon (Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1) with 150 rounds.
Suspension points: There are 12 suspension points, consisting of two rails at both ends of the wing, 10 wing and fuselage stations with a capacity of 8,000 kg of ammunition, with provisions for carrying combinations of:
Unguided missiles: S-25
8 R-27ER/ET missiles
missiles Model R-60
6 R-73E missiles
12 R-77M/P/T missiles
6 R-74 missiles
6 Kh-29L/TE missiles
3 missiles 3M-14AE
3 3M-54AE1 missiles
6 Kh-31A/AD missiles
5 Kh-59MK missiles
counter missiles for radiation:
6 Kh-31P/PD missiles
5 Kh-58UShE missiles
8 KAB-500KR television guide bombs
8 KAB-500L laser-guided bombs
And 8 KAB-500OD guided bombs
8 KAB-500S-E satellite-guided bombs
3 bombs KAB-1500KR TV guidance
3 KAB-1500L laser-guided bombs
GBU-500 laser-guided bombs
GBU-500T TV guide bombs
and GBU-1000 laser-guided bombs
GBU-1000T TV guide bombs
radar Irbis-E passive electron scan
OLS-35 infrared search and track system
L175M Khibiny-M countermeasure system