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Sukhoi (Сухой) is a major Russian military fighter aircraft manufacturer. Founded by Pavel Sukhoi in 1939 as the Sukhoi Design Bureau (OKB-51, design office prefix Su), it is currently known as Sukhoi Corporation. It is comprised of the JSC Sukhoi Design Bureau located in Moscow, the Novosibirsk Aviation Production Association (NAPO), the Komsomolsk-na-Amure Aviation Production Association (KnAAPO) and Irkutsk Aviation.

Currently, the Su-27, Su-30, Su-24, Su-25, Su-24M and Su-33 shipborne aircraft are in service of the Russian Air Force and Navy. Sukhoi fighter aircraft were supplied to India, China, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Syria, Algeria, North Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Iran, Angola, Ethiopia, and Peru. A total of more than 2000 Sukhoi aircraft were supplied to foreign countries on export contracts. With its Su-26, Su-29 and Su-31 models Sukhoi is also one of the leading manufacturers of aerobatics aircrafts.

Sukhoi Models

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Decomissioned Polish Su-20
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8 out of 10 Sukhoi Aircrafts of the No.20 squadron of the Indian Air Force line up for routine training (FFG 38).

Experimental models

  • Su-5 - jet-cum-propeller fighter
  • Su-6 - ground attack aircraft
  • Su-8 - ground attack aircraft
  • Su-9 - jet fighter
  • Su-47 Berkut - multirole fighter
  • T-4 - supersonic bomber

See also: List of military aircraft of the Soviet Union and the CIS


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External links

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