|First flicht||7 September 1955|
|Retired||1986 (Soviet Union)|
|Primar uiser||Soviet Air Force
Indian Air Force
|Nummer biggit||1,847 (mainly Su-7B series)|
|Developed intae||Sukhoi Su-17|
The Sukhoi Su-7 (NATO designation name: Fitter-A) wis a swept wing, supersonic fichter aircraft developed bi the Soviet Union in 1955. Oreeginally, it wis designed as tactical, law-level dogfichter, but wis nae successful in this role. On the ither hand, soon-introduced Su-7B series acame the main Soviet fichter-bomber an grund-attack aircraft o the 1960s. The Su-7 wis rugged in its simplicity but its shortcomins includit short range an law weapon load.
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- Wheeler 1992, p. 143.