F-22 Raptor vs SU-27

F-22 Raptor vs Sukhoi SU-27 Comparison

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F-22 Raptor vs SU-27 Flight Cost Per Hour

PER HOUR - F-22 RAPTORPER HOUR - SU-27

Overall and BVR ratings

CATEGORY F-22 RAPTOR SUKHOI SU-27
BVR Rating 98% 80%
Armament 8.2/10 8.4/10
Technology 10/10 7.8/10
Avionics 9.8/10 8.0/10
Maneuverability 9.4/10 (2D Aerody.) 9.4/10 (3D Thrust)
Rate of Climb max. 315 m/s – 62k ft/min max. 280 m/s – 55k ft/min
Thrust/Weight 1.26 1.05
Service Ceiling 20 km – 65k ft 17 km – 56k ft
Speed 2.25 Mach 2.00 Mach
Fuel Economy 0.47 km/l – 1.10 NM/gallon 0.26 km/l – 0.57 NM/gallon
Unit Cost 250.000.000 USD 50.000.000 USD
Overall Rating excellent excellent

BVR (Beyond Visual Range) Ratings

CATEGORY F-22 RAPTOR SUKHOI SU-27
BVR AAM missile AIM-120 AMRAAM AA-12 Adder (R77 Vympel)
Nation USA Russia
Year in 1997 in 1998
Range (mile) 45 99
Range (km) 75 160
Speed (mph) 2640 2970
Speed (km/h) 4248 4779
Radar AN/APG-77 Phazotron N-012
Radar overall rating excellent very good
BVR Technology 98% 80%
BVR Def. Tech. 99% 82%
RCS – Radar Cross Section 0.0001-0.4 2.0-5.0

Dogfight (close to medium range) Ratings

CATEGORY F-22 RAPTOR SUKHOI SU-27
Cannon GAU-22/A AA-12 Adder (R77 Vympel)
Caliber (mm) 20 mm in 1998
Rate of Fire (rpm) 4200 rpm 99
Muzzle Velocity 1000 m/s 160
Size Point 10%-30% 20% 86
Maneuverability 9,4 2970
Thrust/Weight Ratio 1,26 4779
AAM (first) AIM-9X 4,5
Operational range 0.2 – 50 km 497
AAM (second) AIM-9X 226
Operational range 0.2 – 50 km $700.000
Dogfight Rating 86% 85%

Size Comparison

CATEGORY F-22 RAPTOR SUKHOI SU-27
Length 18.9 m – 62.0 ft 21.9 m (72.9 ft)
Wingspan 13.6 m – 45 ft 0 in 14.7 m (48.2 ft)
Wing area 78.0 m² – 840 sq ft 62 m² (667 sq ft)
Height 5.08 m – 16.8 ft 5.92 m (19 ft 6 in)
Weight 19,700 kg – 43,5k lb 16,380 kg (36,100 lb)
Power 2 x 153 kN – 35k lbf 2 x 123 kN – 27,3k lbf

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