Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

FM 44-80:  Su-25


Country of Origin: CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft: A-6 Intruder, Magister, Alpha Jet, Jaguar, AMX, A-10A Thunderbolt II.
Crew: One.
Role: CAS, ground-attack.
Armament: Cannons (30mm GSh-30-2, 30mm gun pods), air-to-surface missiles (AS-7, AS-10, AS-11, AS-14, AS-17), up to 16 antitank missiles (AT-16, AT-9), up to 8 rocket pods (57mm S-5 pod, 80mm S-8 pod), up to 4,000 kilograms of bombs (100kg, 350kg, 500kg).
Dimensions: Length: 47 ft, 6 in (14.6 m). Span: 50 ft, 10 in (15.6 m).
Performance: Combat radius 308 miles (495 km).


Wings: High-mounted and back-tapered with straight trailing edges. Pods mounted at the square tips.

Engine(s): Two turbojets mounted alongside the body under the wings. Semicircular air intakes forward of the wings' leading edges. Exhausts to the rear of the wings' trailing edges.

Fuselage: Long, slender, rounded nose. Body tapers to the rear section that overhangs the exhausts. Stepped canopy.

Tail: Swept-back and tapered fin with a square tip. Flats mid-mounted on the fuselage, unequally tapered with blunt tips.


Angola, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, CIS, Czech Republic, Iraq, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, North Korea, Slovakia, Ukraine.

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