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MiG-29 FULCRUM

Specifications
Country of Origin
CIS (formerly USSR)
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  • MANUFACTURER Moscow Air Production Organization
    TYPE
  • all-weather
  • single-seat counter-air fighter
  • attack capability
  • Crew One
    Power Plant Two Klimov/Sarkisov RD-33 turbofans
    Thrust 22,200 pounds
    Wingspan 36 feet and 5 inches
    Height 15 feet and 6.25 inches
    Length 56 feet and 10 inches
    Weight (empty): 24,030 pounds
    Maximum Speed Mach 2.3, 1,520 mph
    Ceiling 18400 meters
    Cruise range 905 nm
    In-Flight Refueling No
    Internal Fuel 4000kg
    Payload 4000kg
    Sensors Slot Back radar, IRST,RWR, Balistic bombsight
    Drop Tanks Drop tank with 800kg of fuel for 90 nm range
    Ferry tank with 1500kg of fuel for 255nm range
    Armament
  • One 30mm GSh-30L cannon with 150 rounds
    Six AAMs including a mix of SARH and
  • AA- 8 Aphid (R60)
  • AA-10 Alamo (R27T)
  • AA-11 Archer (R73)
  • FAB 500-M62, FAB-1000, TN-100, ECM Pods, S-24
  • AS-12, AS-14
  • User Countries
  • Russia
  • Belarus
  • Bulgaria
  • CIS
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kazakhstan
  • Malaysia
  • Moldova
  • North Korea
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Syria
  • Turkemenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Basic Performance
                                              MiG-29    MiG-33     F-16C     F-18C
    Take-off weight (full fuel, AAMs), kg     15,300    15,700    12,004    16,800
    Thrust with afterburners,          kgf    2*8,300   2*8,800  1*12,518   2*7,620
    Max. speed at sea level,          km/h    1,500      1,500     1,470     1,300
    Max. speed at high altitude,      km/h    2,450      2,500     1,890     1,900
    Range w/out drop tanks at low level, km    710        900       800       950
    Range w/out drop tanks at altitude, km    1,500      2,000     2,000     2,200
    Thrust-to-weight ratio                    1.09:1     1.15:1    1.04:1    0.86:1
    Max. g load                                 9          9         9         9
    Rate of climb, m/s                         252        234       194       210
    Turn rate, degree/s                        23.5       22.8      21.5       20
    High-speed interception range, km          345        410       389       370
    Low-level penetration mission range, km    340        385       400       372
    Radar aerial target detection range
                             (RCS=3sqm), km   60-70        80       50-60    60-65
    Maximum AAM launch range, head-on           60         50        45        48
                              tail-on           27         20        18        18
    Number of weapons hardpoints                6          9          9        8
    Bomb load, tonne                            4         4.5        ...      4.3
    Combat readiness coefficient                0.9       0.9        0.8      0.85
    Maintenance man-hours per flight hour      11.3      11.0         1    8  16-18
    Mean time between failures
     in the air and on the ground, hour        13.6       7.3        2.9       3.7
    Airframe lifetime, hours                   7,000     7,000      8,000     8,000
    Relative cost                               0.7       0.8        0.7       1.0
    



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