Sukhoi Su-7

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Su-7 Skarżysko.jpg
Role Fichter-bomber/Grund-attack
Manufacturer Sukhoi OKB
First flicht 7 September 1955
Introduction 1959
Retired 1986 (Soviet Union)
Primar uiser Soviet Air Force
Indian Air Force
Produced 1957-1972
Nummer biggit 1,847 (mainly Su-7B series)
Developit intae Sukhoi Su-17

The Sukhoi Su-7 (NATO designation name: Fitter-A) wis a swept wing, supersonic fechter aircraft developed bi the Soviet Union in 1955. Oreeginally, it wis designed as tactical, law-level dogfechter, but wis nae successfu in this role. On the ither haund, suin-introduced Su-7B series acame the main Soviet fechter-bomber an grund-attack aircraft o the 1960s. The Su-7 wis rugged in its simplicity but its shortcomins includit short range an law wappen load.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Wheeler 1992, p. 143.