Specs

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 (single-seat) or 2 (dual-seat)
  • Length: 14.93 m (49 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.44 m (31 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 4.77 m (15 ft 8 in)
  • Wing area: 24.43 m2 (263.0 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 6,586 kg (14,520 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 12,700 kg (27,999 lb) 
  • Fuel capacity: 2,330 kg (5,137 lb) internal fuel; 1 x 800 kg (1,764 lb) centre-line drop tank; 2 x 800 kg (1,764 lb) or 1,100 kg (2,425 lb) under-wing drop tanks
  • Payload: 4,600 kg (10,100 lb) external stores
  • Powerplant: 1 × Klimov RD-93  (RD-93 MA expected in Block III) afterburning turbofan with digital electronic engine control (DEEC), 50.4 kN (11,300 lbf) thrust dry, 98 kn (with afterburner

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 1.8 mach block 2 and 2.0 mach block 3
  • Cruise speed: 1,359 km/h (844 mph, 734 kn)
  • Stall speed: 150 km/h (93 mph, 81 kn)
  • Range: 2,500 km (1,600 mi, 1,300 nmi)
  • Combat range: 1,352 km (840 mi, 730 nmi)
  • Ferry range: 3,500 km (2,200 mi, 1,900 nmi) with 3 external drop tanks
  • Service ceiling: 16,930 m (55,540 ft)
  • g limits: +8/-3 (limited by flight control system)
  • Rate of climb: 300 m/s (59,000 ft/min)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.95 with RD-93 (with 50% internal fuel and 2*SRAAM) ,0.97 with WS-13 engine[198]

Armament

Avionics

An IRST Pod
KLJ 7 Pulse Doppler Radar
ASELPOD
  • KLJ-7 v2 Airborne Pulse Doppler Fire-Control Radar[204] ( Range-150 km for 3m2 RCS aircraft.)
  • Northrop Grumman ALR-67 Rader Warning Recever (RWR)
  • S740 Airborne Missile Approach Warning System (MAWS)
  • Indra ALQ-500P Electronic Countermeasure (ECM)
  • Link-17 Tactical Data Link
  • MIL-STD-1760 data-bus
    • Externally mounted avionics pods:
  • Aselsan ASELPOD Advanced Targeting Pod Electro-Optical Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Targeting System[205]
  • KG300G Airborne Self-Protection Jamming Pod[199]
  • KG600 Airborne Self-Protection Jamming Pod
  • Forward-looking IRST pod
  • WMD-7 Day/Night targeting pod
  • KZ900 Electronic reconnaissance pod.
  • Blue Sky (navigation pod) for low altitude navigational and attack