Skip to comments.Forget The F-22 And F-35, Russia's New Su-35 Fighter Jet Blows Them Away
Posted on 06/18/2013 1:50:57 PM PDT by Carbonsteel
The Su-35 (NATO designation Flanker E), Russias latest version of the famous super-maneuverable multirole fighter jet has demonstrated its stunning capabilities during the first day of the 50th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget.
During its display, the 4++ generation aircraft has showcased some almost impossible manoeuvres, demonstrating unbelievable low-speed handling authority.
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It falls in line with what this present government wants... a permanent loss of our military edge. With homos in the ranks and women in combat roles, along with weapons inferiority... they’re moving right along toward their goal.
Lol. Just check out the comments at the link. Summary: nice for air shows.
BS. I’d venture that an experience Eagle driver could take him.
0bama's "new flexibility" most likely included providing specs and probably technical assistance to his comrades in russia.
“Summary: nice for air shows.”
Correct. Speed and range/TOT win jet modern dog fights.
Manuevarbility is nice, and damn handy, but going faster than the other guy (dive, straight, climb), is about 75%.
Won’t mean crap against a swarm of unmanned attack drones.
I have to allow that the moves it can pull in a tight hairball are extremely impressive, but is it STEALTHY?
If you can see it, you can kill it.
And I do love it’s looks —totally gorgeous.
My fave cammo scheme for that one.
Cute plane. But completely useless if it gets picked up on radar first and can’t fire.
Using proper jargon for today, wouldn’t that be better stated using “...unmanned ASSAULT drones?”
... that suddenly stop following your commands and attack your guys.
yea, you’re right. feel so much safer
Today, aircraft are vulnerable long before they are in visual range. If you see an F-22, you would have already been dead if the pilot thought you were a threat.
Unless the Su-35 pilot can detect an incoming Sidewinder or AMRAAM and out-maneuver it, it's just an expensive showpiece.
Get back to me when it's not detectable by radar and can cruise at supersonic speed.
The Rooskies seemingly build aircraft crudely, but tough as nails (gravel or rough runways...). I wonder if this is in the same mold?
I see Cenciotti keeps exposing the fact that he is no expert.
You get it!
Also 4+ gen without stealth? Sorry, that’s NOT 4+ gen.
Depends on what the ROEs are. We've heard your argument before which is why the Phantom II was fielded without a gun.
Sorry, but aerial battles are not fought at less than 200 mph.