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Su-53M Frigate-C TNI-AU (Indonesian Air Force)

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The Sukhoi Su-53M (Cyrillic: Сухой Су-53) (NATO reporting name Frigate-C), is a Big Modification of the Su-53 incorporating advanced technology from the IFX-35C variant. The third variant of the Hybrid Pulse Detonation - Afterburning Turbofans engines, single-seat super-maneuverable multirole fighter with upgraded avionics, heavily-modifications to the wing ("aerolasting wings"), improved engines, greater fuel capacity, Side Weapon Bays, and software changes.

Designed and developed by collaborative Sentry Aerospace-Sukhoi-EADS, and built by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO), as a result of a direct Request for Tender between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Indonesia (in my own alternate universe).

It's only differences, is different style of Cockpit Canopy, nose gear, and features multi-national languages program of its avionic on board computer, also its AI computer system. Its flight and combat performances is similar to its twin sister, the IFX-35C Cygnus.

General characteristics:

Crew: 1 (pilot)
Powerplant: 2× Lambda Power LTF 3000V-3D afterburning with three dimensional thrust-vectored turbofans of 350 kN each. Combined with 4 x Revised Pulse Detonation/Scramjet engines.
Maximum speed: Mach 5+
Range: Classified
Service ceiling: >50,000 ft (15,000 m)


Guns: 1 × GSh-30-1 gun (30 mm caliber, 150 rounds)

Hardpoints: 10x total: 6× under-wing, 2x wing-tip, and 2× side weapon bays.

Internal Weapon Bay:
Equipped with internal rotary launcher with a wide variety of ordnance, including air to air missiles, air to surface missiles, air to ground missiles, and bombs.

Air-to-air Missiles:
10 × R-77 (AA-12) active radar homing medium range AAM, 100 km
10 × Astra missile active radar homing medium range AAM, 120 km
6 × R-27ER (AA-10C) semi-active radar guided, long range AAM 130 km
6 × R-27ET (AA-10D) Infrared homing extended range version, long range AAM 120 km
2 × R-27R (AA-10A) semi-active radar guided, medium range AAM,80 km
2 × R-27T (AA-10B) infrared homing seeker, medium range AAM, 70 km
6 × R-73 (AA-11) short range AAM, 30 km
3 × Novator KS-172 AAM-L 400 km, Indian/Russian air-to-air missile designed as an "AWACS killer"

Air-to-surface Missiles:
3 × Kh-59ME TV guided standoff Missile, 115 km
3 × Kh-59MK active radar homing anti-ship missile, 285 km
4 × Kh-35 anti-ship missile, 130 km
1 × PJ-10 Brahmos supersonic cruise missile,300 km
1 × Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile,1000 km
6 × Kh-31P/A anti-radar missile, 70 km
6 × Kh-29T/L laser-guided missile, 30 km
4 × S-8 rocket pods (80 unguided rockets)
4 × S-13 rocket pods (20 unguided rockets)

8 × KAB-500L laser guided bombs
3 × KAB-1500L laser guided bombs
8 × FAB-500T dumb bombs
28 × OFAB-250-270 dumb bombs
32 × OFAB-100-120 dumb bombs
8 × RBK-500 cluster bombs


Lambda Electronic Division AN/APG-91 AESA radar
Irbis-G passive phased array radar
Lambda Electronic Division AN/AAQ-78 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) missile warning system
Sentry Alliance AN/ASQ-539 (Sentinel) electronic warfare system
EADS Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL) communication system

Chaff and flares for protection against IR missiles.

Livery: Indonesian Air Force

Notes: All missiles are courtesy of Bagera3005 gallery bagera3005.deviantart.com/gall…
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micarussHobbyist Artist
nice Design, do you hafe on off Bomber´s ^^.
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haryopanjiHobbyist Digital Artist
Well, I haven't got a full bomber yet. But most of them were multi-role fighter bombers
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micarussHobbyist Artist
jaaa i see and ther are cool to good work ^^