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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
  • Year adoption: 1984
    User Countries
  • Russia
    CIS / WTO / etc
  • Belarus
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Moldova
  • North Korea
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Turkemenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
    Other
  • Algeria
  • India
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Malaysia
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Crew One
    Wingspan, m 11.36
    length of plane with rod HDPE, m 17.32
    Height, m 4.73
    Wing area, m2 38.0
    Weight, kg
    - Empty aircraft 10900
    - Normal take-off 15240
    - Maximum take-off 18480
    maximum amount of fuel 4200
    engine type 2 Klimov/Sarkisov RD-33 turbofan
    Thrust, kgf:
    - Forced 2 x 8300
    - Unforced 2 x 5100
    maximum speed, km / h.
    - on high 2450 (M = 2.3)
    - Near ground 1300
    maximum rate of climb, m / min 19800
    take-off speed, km / h 220
    Landing speed, km / h 235
    Service ceiling, m 17000
    In-Flight Refueling No
    Practical range, km.
    - Without PTB 1500
    - One of the PTB 2100
    - Three PTB 2900
    length of takeoff run, m
    - Without afterburner 600-700
    - With afterburner 260
    length of the path with a brake parachute, m 600
    Max. operation overload 9 g
    Sensors Slot Back radar, IRST,RWR, Balistic bombsight
    Drop Tanks ventral tank of 1500 liters and two underwing tank of 800 liters or 1150 liters.
  • Drop tank with 800kg of fuel for 90 nm range
  • Ferry tank with 1500kg of fuel for 255nm range
  • Armament:
    • Single-barreled 30-mm cannon GSH-301 (ammunition 150 rounds, rate of 1500 rds / min) in the left wing root influx.
    • Combat load - 3000 kg.
    • To combat air targets six underwing nodes MiG-29 can be installed
    • 6 SD melee P-60M AA-8 Aphid, or short-range R-73 AA-11 Archer IR seeker,
    • 4 UR melee and 2 SD medium-range AA-10 Alamo R-27RE with radar or R-27TE with infrared guidance system, or P-77.
    • 6 SD medium-range R-77.
    • For action against ground targets aircraft could bomb caliber 250 and 500 kg FAB 500-M62, FAB-1000, TN-100, in the four nodes external suspension (MiG-29S - six).
    • NAR gauge blocks 57, 80, 122 and 240 mm (C-8 -80 mm, 40 or 80 pieces. and C-24B - 240 mm 2 or 4 pcs.) or 4 small cargo containers unified KMGU-2.
    • It can use SD-class "air-surface" X-25M radar c passive, semi-active laser and radio command guidance and subsonic antiship missile Kh-35.

    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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