Sukhoi-25 Grach (Frogfoot)

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Su-25SM from Primorsko-Akhtarsk (Krasnodar, Southern MD):
 

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The SU-25 was far better than the MIG-27. Shouldn't India have bought the SU-25 instead of the MiG-27 ?
 

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The SU-25 was far better than the MIG-27. Shouldn't India have bought the SU-25 instead of the MiG-27 ?
Wrong.
They are just different.
MiG-27 was supersonic fighter/bomber (light tactical bomber in fact) while Su-25 is dedicated subsonic armored CAS striker.
 

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@gadeshi .......... although not related with this thread, but could you tell why Su-47 has been cancelled after test flight?
 

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Su-25SM3 first flight prototype - Vitebsk-25SM self-defence suite optical modules are clearly visible:

 

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Ukrainian Su-25 hit by Igla-1 MANPADS over Donbass and restored after:




 

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Su-25SM training flights in Krasnodar (Southern MD):
 

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