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Su-30 Vs Su-30MKI: Who has more power and range?

The Indian Air Force has a dangerous fighter jet, named Sukhoi-30MKI (Su-30MKI). This is an advanced version of Russia’s Sukhoi-27 (Su-27). The Indian Air Force has 272 Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jets. Russia’s Sukhoi-30 is a great fighter aircraft. But different countries mold it according to their own. Or make changes in it, so that they can be deployed according to their geographical conditions.

Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets are manufactured in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Actually it was started by Sukhoi Corporation of Russia in Which in 1997, HAL started changing it according to the Indian Air Force by taking the license. Actually Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet is an upgraded version of Sukhoi Su-27.

Now let’s understand the difference between Russian Sukhoi-30 and Indian Sukhoi-30MKI. But before that it is important to know what is the meaning of MKI. MKI is called in Russian language (Modernizirovannyi Kommercheskiy Indiski – Modernised Commercial Indian). Now know what is the big difference between the two. Which fighter jet is more powerful?

Now let’s understand the difference between Russian Sukhoi-30 and Indian Sukhoi-30MKI. But before that it is important to know what is the meaning of MKI. MKI is called in Russian language (Modernizirovannyi Kommercheskiy Indiski – Modernised Commercial Indian). Now know what is the big difference between the two. Which fighter jet is more powerful?

The length of both fighter jets is 72 feet. The wingspan is 48.3 feet. Height is 20.10 feet. But there is a difference in weight. While the Sukhoi-30 weighs 17,700 kg, the Sukhoi-30MKI weighs 18,400 kg. The Sukhoi-30 is powered by Saturn-L-31FL afterburning turbofan engine, which gives it a power of 122.58 kilonewton. At the same time, the Sukhoi-30MKI is equipped with Leulka L-31FP afterburning turbofan engine, which gives it a power of 123 kilonewton.

The maximum speed of both the aircraft is 2120 kilometers per hour. Both have a range of 3000 km at higher altitudes. If refueled midway, the Sukhoi-30MKI can go up to a range of 8000 km. But this facility is not in Sukhoi-30 fighter jet. Both can fly up to a maximum altitude of 56,800 feet.

Both the planes are fitted with a 30mm Gryzhev-Shipunov autocannon. Which fires 150 rounds in a minute. There are 12 hard points in both the planes. That is, in which weapons can be planted. Three types of rockets can be installed in Sukhoi-30. Four types of missiles can be fired. 9 types of bombs can be planted. At the same time, 4 types of rockets can be installed in Sukhoi-30MKI. Four types of missiles can be fired. 10 types of bombs can be planted. Or a mixture of all these can be applied.