MiG-27 FLOGGER D, J (MIKOYAN-GUREVICH)
Country of Origin. CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft. MiG-23 Flogger B/E/G, F-111, Tornado, Su-24 Fencer, Mirage F1, Super Etendard, Jaguar.
Role. Ground-attack, fighter.
Armament. Missiles, bombs, rockets, cannon.
Dimensions. Length: 55 ft (16.6 m).
Span: 46 ft, 9 in (14.26 m).
Wings. High-mounted, variable, swept-back, and tapered with blunt tips.
Engine(s). One inside the body. Rectangular box-like air intakes forward of the wing roots. Single exhaust.
Fuselage. Long and tubular, except where air intakes give a box-like appearance. Long, downward-sloping, sharply pointed nose. Stepped canopy. Large, swept-back, and tapered belly fin under the rear section.
Tail. Swept-back and tapered tail fin with curved dorsal in leading edge and angular tip. Swept-back and tapered flats high-mounted on the fuselage with angular tips.
Belarus, CIS, India, Kazakhstan.
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