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MiG-27K (MiG 23) Flogger Fighter Bomber

Crew

1 pilot

Maiden Flight

August 1970

Entry into Service

1975

Numbers Built

1,075

Length

17.1m

Height

6m

Wingspan With Wings Extended

14m

Wingspan With Wings Swept Back

7.8m

Normal Take-Off Weight

18,100kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

20,670kg

Normal Combat Load

1,300kg

Maximum Combat Load

4,000kg

Empty Weight

11,908kg

Loaded Weight

20,300kg

Type

Khatchaturov R-29B-300 afterburning turbojet engine

Number of Engines

1

Dry Thrust

78.5kN

Thrust Afterburner

112.8kN

Maximum g-Loading

7g

Maximum Speed at Altitude

1,800km per hour

Maximum Speed With Missile Payload, Near Ground

1,250km per hour

Operational Range at Altitude

2,100km

Operational Range Low-Flying Near Ground

1,080km

Ferry Range

2,500km

Service Ceiling

14,000m

Rate of Climb

200m per second

Combat Radius

780km

Manufacturer

Zvezda

Launch Range

2.5km-10km

Launch Altitude

0.005km-5km

Flight Speed

400m-450m per second

Guidance Accuracy, CEP

4m-5m

Guidance System

Semiactive laser

Warhead

86kg high explosive

Length x Diameter x Wingspan

3.57m x 0.275m x 0.787m

Manufacturer

Vympel

Maximum Launch Range

10km

Flight Speed

250m-350m per second

Guidance Accuracy, CEP

6m

Warhead

317kg penetrating warhead

Length x Diameter x Wingspan

3.875m x 0.38m x 1.1m

Manufacturer

Vympel

Maximum Launch Range

10km

Guidance System

Inrfared, with photo detector cooling

Warhead

3.5kg rod-type warhead

Length x Diameter x Wingspan

2.09m x 0.12m x 0.39m

Kill Probablilty Against a Fighter

0.5

Target g-Load

12g

Target Maximum Speed

2,500km per hour

Target Altitude

0.03km-20km

Maximum Bombing Range

9km

Bomb Weight

534kg

Warhead Weight

460kg

Explosive Weight

200kg

Warhead Type

High-energy explosive

Bomb-Release Altitude

0.5km-5km

Release Speed

550km-1,100km per hour

Length x Diameter x Finspan

3.05m x 0.4m x 0.75m

Bombing Range

2km to 9km

Bomb Weight

525kg

Warhead Weight

360kg

Explosive Weight

110kg

Warhead Type

High-energy concrete piercing

Bomb-Release Altitude

0.5km-5km

Release Speed

550km-1,100km per hour

Length x Diameter x Finspan

3.05m x 0.35m x 0.75m

Number of Hardpoints

7

Guns

1 × GSh-6-30 30mm cannon with 260-300 rounds

Manufacturer

Irkutsk Aircraft Production Association Joint Stock Company

Operators

Soviet Air Force, Russian Air Force and Indian Air Force

Engine

Khatchaturov

KAB-500KR TV-Guided Bomb

Region State Research and Production Enterprise

Guns

Instrument Design Bureau
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