Specifications for the
Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
Long Range Strike / Attack Aircraft
Focus Model: Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Sukhoi OKB - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1974
Length: 80.71 ft (24.6 m)
Width: 57.87 ft (17.64 m)
Height: 20.31ft (6.19 m)
Weight (Empty): 49,163 lb (22,300 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 87,524 lb (39,700 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Saturn/Lyulka AL-21F-3A turbojet engines with afterburn generating 24,690lbs of thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 1,439 mph (2,316 kmh; 1,251 kts)
Maximum Range: 652 miles (1,050 km)
Service Ceiling: 57,415 ft (17,500 m; 10.9 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 29,525 feet-per-minute (8,999 m/min)
1 x 23mm GSh-23-6 internal six-barreled cannon
Mission-specific ordnance on eight/nine external hardpoints up to 17,635lbs can comprise of any of the following munitions:
2 OR 4 x AA-8 "Aphid" (R-60) air-to-air missiles
2 OR 4 x AA-11 "Archer" (R-73) air-to-air missiles.
AS-7 "Kerry" (Kh-23) air-to-surface missile
AS-9 "Kyle" (Kh-28) air-to-surface anti-radiation missile.
AS-10 "Karen" (Kh-25ML) air-to-surface missile
AS-11 "Kilter" (Kh-58) air-to-surface anti-radiation missile.
AS-12 "Kegler" (Kh-25MP) air-to-surface missile
AS-13 "Kingbolt" (kh-59) air-to-surface missile
AS-14 "Kedge" (Kh-29) air-to-surface missile
AS-17 "Krypton" (Kh-31) air-to-surface anti-radiation missile.
TN-1000 Nuclear Weapon
TN-1200 Nuclear Weapon
KAB-500KR TV-Guided Bombs
KAB-500L Laser-Guided Bombs
55mm S-5 Rocket Pods
80mm S-8 Rocket Pods
120mm S-13 Rocket Pods
Conventional Drop Bombs
T6 - Original Proposed Design by Sukhoi firm; fitted with additional 4 x auxiliary lift jets for shorter take-off performance.
Afghanistan; Algeria; Angola; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Iran; Iraq; Kazakhstan; Libya; Russia; Soviet Union; Syria; Ukraine; Uzbekistan