Eurofighter vs SU 30MKI

Eurofighter Typhoon vs Sukhoi SU-30MKI

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1. Su-30 MKI is known for its unique agility even present most advance plane like F-22 cannot match its agility .
How can mki be almost same as Eurofighter in manueverability with all those thrust vectoring systems which lacks in Eurofighter.

2. Su 30 is much more maneuverable than eurofighter and as above mentioned Su30 has vectored thrust along with canards. thus in dogfight Su 30 is superior.

3. Russians were always building their fighter jets super manoeuvr with more advanced technology than others and even exporting them. Why should countries of third world have buy Eurofighter Typhoon when 5 Su-30MKI can come in price of 2 typhoon.

4. The Sukhoi  MKI has vectored thrust along with canards and is among the most manuevarable aircraft of the world with a sustained turn rate of almost 20-25 degrees comparing with the raptors 28-32 degrees. While value of eurofighter id over 35…

EUROFIGHTER infographicSU-30MKI infographic

Eurofighter vs SU 30MKI Flight Cost Per Hour

PER HOUR - EUROFIGHTERPER HOUR - SU-30MKI

Overall and BVR ratings

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON SUKHOI SU-30MKI
BVR Rating 91% 86%
Armament 8.5/10 8.4/10
Technology 8.8/10 8.2/10
Avionics 8.6/10 8.2/10
Maneuverability 9.5/10 9.7/10 (3D Thrust)
Rate of Climb max. 315 m/s – 65k ft/min max. 280 m/s – 55k ft/min
Thrust/Weight 1.15 1.05
Service Ceiling 20 km – 65k ft 17 km – 56k ft
Speed 2.35 Mach 2.00 Mach
Fuel Economy 0.68 km/l – 1.60 NM/gallon 0.23 km/l – 0.50 NM/gallon
Unit Cost 175.000.000 USD 65.000.000 USD
Overall Rating excellent excellent

BVR (Beyond Visual Range) Ratings

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON SUKHOI SU-30MKI
BVR AAM missile MBDA Meteor AA-12 Adder (R77 Vympel)
AAM origin NATO Russia
Year in 2013 in 1998
Range (mile) 62 99
Range (km) 100 160
Speed (mph) 2640 2970
Speed (km/h) 4248 4779
Radar Euroradar CAPTOR IRBIS-E
Radar overall rating excellent excellent
BVR Technology 87% 87%
BVR Def. Tech. 85% 85%
RCS – Radar Cross Section 0.5-2.0 1.0-3.5

Dogfight (close to medium range) Ratings

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON SUKHOI SU-30MKI
Cannon Mauser BK-27 GSh-30-1
Caliber (mm) 27 mm 30 mm
Rate of Fire (rpm) 1700 rpm 1800 rpm
Muzzle Velocity 1025 m/s 860 m/s
Size Point 10%-30% 20% 10%
Maneuverability 9,5 9,7
Thrust/Weight Ratio 1,15 1,05
AAM (first) AIM-132 ASRAAM AA-11 Archer
Operational range 0.3 – 50 km 0.3 – 40 km
AAM (second) IRIS-T AA-8 Aphid
Operational range 0.5 – 30 km 0.1 – 8 km
Dogfight Rating 75% 94%

Size Comparison

CATEGORY EUROFIGHTER TYPHOON SUKHOI SU-30MKI
Length 15.95 m – 52 ft 4 in 21.9 m (72.9 ft)
Wingspan 10.95 m – 35 ft 9 in 15.3 m (50.2 ft)
Wing area 51.2 m² (551 sq ft) 62 m² (667 sq ft)
Height 5.30 m – 17 ft 3 in 5.90 m (19.4 ft)
Weight 11,150 kg – 24,6k lb 18,400 kg (40,570 lb)
Power 2 x 89 kN 20k lbf 2 x 123 kN – 27,3k lbf

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