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Sukhoi Su 25 Frogfoot

Author : Yefim Gordon
ISBN : 1857802543
Genre : History
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Detailed coverage of the Sukhoi Su-25, one of the most well-known and popular Russian combat aircraft types.
Category: History

Sukhoi Su 25 Frogfoot

Author : Alexander Mladenov
ISBN : 9781472804792
Genre : History
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The Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot was the Soviet Air Force's first mass-produced jet purposely designed for the close air support (CAS) role and was a simple, effective and durable attack aircraft that, by 2012, had seen combat in no fewer than 40 conflicts. Some 630 Su-25s were built between 1979 and 1991, as well as 185 export Su-25Ks, 70 Su-25UB/UBK Frogfoot-B two-seaters that rolled off the production line at the aviation plant in Ulan Ude (UUAP), Russia. The Frogfoot is known as the most cost-effective ground attack aircraft available to the Russian Air Force (RuAF) and, between the RuAF and the Russian Navy's aviation assets, there are some 200–220 Su-25s still in operation. This title examines the development history, evolution and combat performance of the Su-25 Frogfoot, and details its effectiveness and reliability. Such is the reputation the Su-25 has earned, 19 of the 25 nations to have deployed a Frogfoot variant continue to operate them today.
Category: History

Sukhoi Su 25 Famous Russian Aircraft

Author : Yefim Gordon
ISBN : 1910809403
Genre : History
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The Su-25 ground attack aircraft made its first flight on February 22, 1972. After five years of tests the aircraft reached its definitive configuration with new engines, a revised airframe and new armament, entering certification trials which were completed in 1981. A year earlier, however, the initial production Su-25 had received its baptism of fire in the Afghan War. Gradually the Su-25 became the progenitor of a family. The Su-25UB combat trainer came first; the single-seater and two-seater were also built for export as the Su-25K/Su-25UBK. A new line of development began in 1979 with a series of single-seat 'tank buster' variants based on the Su-25UB's airframe but featuring more advanced sighting systems and weapons. The first of these was the Su-25T of 1984, followed by Su-25TM (Su-39) of 1993 making the Su-25 in the end the sole Russian light attack aircraft. The Su-25 has been widely exported, serving with air forces in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and South America. Apart from the Afghan War, it has seen action in Iraq, Angola, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Macedonia, Côte d'Ivoire, Sudan and in conflicts between the former Soviet republics. More recently the Frogfoot has been used in the Russian participation in the civil war in Syria War. The book describes the full development and service history of the Su-25, featuring fleet lists and a design descriptions. It is illustrated throughout with numerous photos and color profiles.
Category: History

Air Force Magazine

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ISBN : OSU:32435027300730
Genre : Aeronautics
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Category: Aeronautics

The International Directory Of Military Aircraft

Author : Gerard Frawley
ISBN : 187567120X
Genre : Aeronautics, Military
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From the MiG-17 to Eurofighter, from trainers to helicopters, fighters and special mission aircraft, more than 280 individual types are featured in this biennial directory of the world's military aircraft fleet. Sftbd., 8 1/2"x 11", 208 pgs., 300+ color ill.
Category: Aeronautics, Military

Interavia

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ISBN : UOM:39015023863080
Genre : Aeronautics
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Category: Aeronautics

Pocket Guide To Military Aircraft And The Worlds Air Forces

Author : David Donald
ISBN : 0831770201
Genre : Reference
File Size : 72.4 MB
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Features today's military aircraft, drawings of modern warplanes, descriptions of common military aircraft, world air force insignias, and brief inventories of the world's air forces
Category: Reference

Jane S Defence Weekly

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105071208198
Genre : Armed Forces
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Category: Armed Forces

International Directory Of Civilian Aircraft 1999 2000

Author : Gerard Frawley
ISBN : 1875671420
Genre : Aeronautics, Commercial
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Latest edition of the bestselling biennial features a separate entry for every civil aircraft type currently in service -- nearly 400 in all -- canvas-bodied single-seaters to the 777.
Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

The World S Major Military Jets

Author : Doug Richardson
ISBN : 0792452518
Genre : Political Science
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Discusses more than forty of the most important jets in military service around the world, including European, American, Soviet, Japanese, and Chinese models
Category: Political Science

Flight International

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ISBN : UIUC:30112008562271
Genre : Aeronautics
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Category: Aeronautics

Jane S Weapon Systems

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ISBN : UCSC:32106007389171
Genre : Weapons systems
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Category: Weapons systems

Observers Aircraft

Author : William Green
ISBN : 0723234582
Genre : Aeronautics
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Category: Aeronautics

Encyclopaedia Of Modern Aircraft Armament

Author : Christopher Chant
ISBN : UOM:39015014152501
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 82.41 MB
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Lists all aircraft in current military use with the weapons they carry, their capabilities, and the combinations of weapon load that can be carried in bomb bays or on hardpoints
Category: Technology & Engineering