Su-35 (fighter)

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A new Russian multirole fighter described by its manufacturer, Sukhoi, as an interim aircraft between fourth generation and true fifth generation fighter aircraft, the Su-35 is a descendant of the Su-27.[1]Just as the U.S. F-18 Super Hornet is really a new airplane compared to the visually similar F-18 Hornet, the Su-35 is no Su-27. Just as the Super Hornet will, at least for some missions, be superseded by the F-35C Lightning II variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, the Su-35 may be replaced by some fifth generation fighter.

Sukhoi is aggressively positioning the Su-35 for the export market.

Avionics

Flight systems

Payload

References

  1. Sukhoi Company (Sukhoi Design Bureau)., Su-35 multi-role fighter