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The MiG-27 Flogger D/J production was completed in the mid 1980. They are flown by the former soviet tactical air force and naval aviation. The MiG-27 Flogger M, named Bahadur (Valiant) is built in India and is still being manufactured today.

The wings are high-mounted, variable, swept-back, and tapered with blunt tips. There is one engine inside the body and rectangular box-like air intakes forward of the wing roots. There is a single exhaust. The fuselage is long and tubular, except where air intakes give a box-like appearance. The aircraft has a long, downward-sloping, sharply pointed nose and a stepped canopy. There is a large, swept-back, and tapered belly fin under the rear section. The tail is swept-back and tapered tail fin with curved dorsal in leading edge and angular tip. The swept-back and tapered flats high-mounted on the fuselage with angular tips.


Country of Origin CIS (formerly USSR)
Similar Aircraft
  • MiG-23 Flogger B/E/G
  • F-111
  • Tornado
  • Su-24 Fencer
  • Mirage F1
  • Super Etendard
  • Jaguar
  • Crew One
  • ground-attack
  • fighter
  • Length 55 ft (16.6 m)
    Span 46 ft, 9 in (14.26 m)
    Ceiling 15240 meters
    Cruise range 950 nm
    In-Flight Refueling No
    Internal Fuel 4600 kg
    Payload 3500 kg
    Sensors LRMTS, RWR, Advanced Bombsight
    Drop Tanks 800 L drop tank with 639kg for 66nm range
    Armament Cannon: GSh-6-N-30 30mm rotary
    AS-12, AS-14, AA-8, ECN Pod, UV-32-57 rocket pod, AA-8 Aphid, FAB-500
    User Countries
  • Belarus
  • CIS
  • India
  • Kazakhstan
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