The Su-11 had provisions for the newly designed Anab air-to-air missiles. As standard armament fare, the Su-11 would be fitted with just two of this missile type, one was of the infra-red heat-seeking variety and the other of the radar-guided type. Drop tanks became standard when it was realized that the base range of the system was questionable for an interceptor / patrol aircraft of this type.
None of the Su-11 examples saw service outside of the Soviet Union, though the brand continued to serve up until the 1980s. After newer aircraft replaced the Su-11 on the mantle, the system was relegated to becoming a target drone for air defense crew training.
In the end, the full-delta design coupled with a series of advanced air-to-air missile weaponry proved the Su-11 to be quite capable, if unspectacular.
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