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Sukhoi Su-30MKK (Flanker-G)


Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Strike Fighter


Russia | 2000



"The Sukhoi Su-30MKK and MK2 Flanker-G models are a further extension of the proven high-performance Su-30 Flanker-C series fighter."

Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one aircraft design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Su-30MKK/MK2 Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Strike Fighter.
2 x Lyulka AL-31F afterburning turbofan engines developing 28,000lb of thrust each with reheat.
Propulsion
1,317 mph
2,120 kph | 1,145 kts
Max Speed
56,759 ft
17,300 m | 11 miles
Service Ceiling
1,864 miles
3,000 km | 1,620 nm
Operational Range
60,000 ft/min
18,288 m/min
Rate-of-Climb
Structure
The nose-to-tail, wingtip-to-wingtip physical qualities of the Su-30MKK/MK2 Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Strike Fighter.
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(MANNED)
Crew
71.9 ft
21.90 m
O/A Length
48.2 ft
(14.70 m)
O/A Width
20.8 ft
(6.35 m)
O/A Height
77,162 lb
(35,000 kg)
MTOW
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the Sukhoi Su-30MKK (Flanker-G) Twin-Seat, Twin-Engine Strike Fighter provided across 11 hardpoints.
STANDARD:
1 x 30mm Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1 series internal automatic cannon (150 rounds afforded).

OPTIONAL (across fuselage and underwing external hardpoint mountings):
Air-to-Air Missiles (AAMs), Air-to-Ground Missiles (AGMs), prevision bombs / drop ordnance, conventional dumb / iron bombs, rocket pods, and jettisonable fuel tanks.


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Hardpoints Key:


Centerline
Wingroot(L)
Wingroot(R)
Wing
Wingtip
Internal
Not Used
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Sukhoi Su-30MKK (Flanker-G) family line.
Su-30MKK (Flanker-G) - base Series Designation.
Su-30MK2 - Improved series variant.
Su-30MK3 - Proposed evolution; not furthered.


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The Sukhoi Su-30MKK (Flanker-G) is a twin-seat, twin-engine high-performance strike fighter developed by the company from its Su-30 (Flanker-C/G/H), itself an evolution of the original Cold War-era Su-27 "Flanker" series. The design retains the air-to-air combat capabilities, agility, and excellent straight-line performance of the original while incorporating additional, advanced technologies to optimize the platform for the precision strike role. The crew sits in tandem aft of a radar-housing nose assembly and the engines are buried within the design in a side-by-side arrangement. Series introduction was in December 2000 and production since then have resulted in 165 total examples.

The aircraft is in service (as of early-2024) with the nations of China, Indonesia, Uganda, Venezuela, and Vietnam. Over 70 airframes make up the Chinese fleet.

The series encompasses both the MKK and MK2 marks. The MK2 followed with an enhanced avionics set and improved digital processing. Its ability to operate over-water was also improved making it an ideal platform for naval services interested in a supersonic maritime attack platform. The proposed subsequent Su-30MK3 mark fell to naught but would have carried more powerful radar.

The aircraft carries twin Lyulka AL-31F afterburning turbofan engines rated at 28,000lb of thrust each with reheat. Maximum speed is 1,320mph (Mach 2) with a range out to 1,900 miles. Its service ceiling reaches 56,800 feet with a rate-of-climb of 60,000 feet-per-minute reported.

Standard armament is a single 30mm Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1 series autocannon for close-in work with 150 cannon rounds afforded to it. The aircraft has provision to carry modern missiles and precision-guided ordnance held on external underwing (3 per wing) and fuselage hardpoints (including under intakes and at centerline) making for an all-in-one strike solution. This includes the R-73, R-27, and R-77 AAMs as well as Kh-29 and Kh-59 AGMs and the Kh-31 anti-radiation (anti-radar) missile. The aircraft also has the ability to carry traditional dumb bombs and rocket pods.

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Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Sukhoi Su-30MKK (Flanker-G). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national aircraft listing.

Total Production: 165 Units

Contractor(s): Sukhoi Design Bureau - Russia
National flag of China National flag of Indonesia National flag of Uganda National flag of Vietnam National flag of Venezuela

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Image from the Chinese Ministry of Defense; Public Release.

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