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EXP-012 Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer Soviet Fighter-Bomber book
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EXP-012 Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer Soviet Fighter-Bomber bookThe wings are high-mounted, variable, swept-back, and tapered. There are twin turbofan engines. The air intakes are tapered away from the body, rectangular-shaped, and mounted on the body forward of the wings' leading edges. There are twin exhausts. The fuselage is long, slender, with pointed, solid nose, and rectangular-shaped body from the air intakes to the exhausts. There are two belly fins and four pylons. There is a bubble canopy. The dorsal spine extends from the cockpit to the tail. The tail fin is swept-back and tapered with square tip. The flats are high-mounted on the fuselage, swept-back, and tapered with angular tips.
Fencer A is initial production variant w/ squared off aft fuselage.
Su-24B has rounded fuselage.
Su-24C has changes in EW equipment.
Su-24D can be inflight refueled and has longer nose.
Su-24E is recon variant for navy; can also carry antiship weapons.
Fencer F possible version; perhaps EW variant.
Role: all-weather attack, fighter-bomber, strike
Armament: one 23-mm GSh-23-6 six-barrel cannon; provision for 8000 kg (17,635 Ib) of disposable stores, including nuclear weapons, AAMs, ASMs, guided bombs, bombs, cluster bombs, dispenser weapons, large-calibre rockets, rocket-launcher pods, drop tanks and ECM pods, carried on nine external hardpoints
Length: 69 ft, 6 in (20 m)
Span: 56 ft, 6 in (17.26 m)
Ceiling: 16500 meters
Cruise rang: 1930nm
In-Flight Refueling: Yes
Internal Fuel: 10385 kg
Payload: 8000 kg
Sensors: Fencer radar, terrain-following radar, LRMTS, RWR, Advanced bombsight
Drop Tanks: 3000 L drop tank with 2396kg of fuel for 233nm range