|Engines||2*4000kg Tumansky R-95 (R-195?)|
|Max TakeOff Weight||17.600kg|
|Guns||1*g30mm or/and 1*g23mm|
|Underwing Assorted||Gun pods;
guided AA missiles;
bombs (including laser guided)
Heavily armored attack and anti-tank aircraft. The Su-25 is a well-armored aircraft, capable of carrying a large load under its shoulder-placed wing. It was extensively used in Afghanistan, and experience there led to major improvements like titanium plate between engines.
Once payload released, Su-25 is capable to accelerate to Mach 1+, what may be pretty handy for escape purposes.
A navalized version was built for the large carriers. Unarmored and unarmed version is an aerobatic jet Su-...
Aerobatic unarmed version : Su-28;
Recent upgrade : Su-39;
|Czech AF Su-25, Photo (13k) by Ian Woodrow was found among his Planes and Things;|
||Two photos (50k, 47k) by Ken Duffey (KED@wpo.nerc.ac.uk) taken at Moscow Aero-Kosmic Show 1995, found at Russian Aviation Page maintained by A.Gretchihine; Navalized trainer and one with radar pod.|
|Colorful Su-25 from Lieven Devitt and Stefaan Vanhastel Page;|
|Modified August 26, 1997||Back to|