Minus $18,000,000: Ukraine's air defense shot down a Russian Su-35 fighter jet

By: Myroslav Trinko | 20.07.2022, 10:32
Minus $18,000,000: Ukraine's air defense shot down a Russian Su-35 fighter jet

The air force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that it had shot down another Russian fighter jet.

What we know

We are talking about the Su-35. on July 19 at about 20:00 the fighter tried to attack the Ukrainian Air Force attack aircraft near Novaya Kakhovka, but it was spotted by the Air Force's anti-aircraft missile force unit. The result was the downfall of the "bird". The pilot managed to eject. By the way, apart from Su-35, the Air Force antiaircraft missile forces unit also shot down five enemy UAVs on 19 July.

For those who do not know

The Su-35 is a Russian super maneuverable fighter with a 4th generation guided thrust vector. It was developed by Sukhoi Design Bureau in 2008 as an improved version of Su-27. The crew of the aircraft consists of one person. The Su-35 is capable of flying at a speed of up to 2,500 kilometers per hour. The approximate cost of the fighter jet is $18,000,000.

Source: Air Force of Ukraine

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