Latest update on world market. Advanced version of multi-role fighter (index MK stands for "modernized, commercial"). In addition to standard features has got tri-plane scheme (with front stabilizers), some versions have also differentially controlled engine thrust vector (as shown). Avionics may vary upon customer's demand. Delivered versions: MKK for China (76), Vietnam (16) and Indonesia (5), MKI for India (50), MKA for Algeria (28), MKV for Venezuela (24), MKM for Malaysia (18). Version MK2 can carry H-31 (AS-17 Krypton) missles.
Old index Su-27IB. Versions for Russian AF wear index Su-34. A heavier, two-seated, fighter-bomber version based on Su-27 airframe. Came as a replacement for Su-24 Fencer. Ground-attack and marine-attack capabilities are enlarged. Can carry heavy air-to-ship missles including H-31 (AS-17 Krypton). Cabin and engines are protected with titanium armor.
Old index Su-27PU. Leader-interceptor, may lead a group of 4 standard interceptors or stand for air defence tactical command post. Based on Su-27UB.
A combat-trainer version of Flanker. Has got the same features as the base version and is quite comparable in performance.
Демонстрационно-тренировочный полёт четвёрки Су-27 из группы "Русские Витязи" (Кубинка) *** Demo/training flight of "Russian Knights" (based in Kubinka) with three SU-27 and SU-27UB
Демонстрационный полёт пары Су-27 Пилотажно-исследовательского центра в Жуковском. Борт 598 пилотирует "Гриф" - Анатолий Николаевич Квочур *** Demo flight of pair SU-27 Flanker from Zhukovskiy flight research centre. No 598 single-seater is flown by Anatoliy "Griff" Kvochur