Watch How Supersonic Su-22 Carrying Out Low Flying Attacks
The Sukhoi Su-22 and the Su-20 are the export versions of the Su-17 Fitter. These versions were swing-wing developments of the original Su-7 fitter fixed-wing design. This fighter-bomber aircraft was developed by the Soviet military and its NATO reporting name was “Fitter” The Su-17 was the first variable-sweep wing aircraft to enter the soviet military services.
This Mach 2 capable aircraft played a lot of roles such as Air-to-Air fighter, interception, close air support (CAS), ground attack (bombing), and intelligence surveillance reconnaissance (ISR). This Lyulka AL-21F-3 turbojet-powered aircraft has a climb rate of 45 275 ft/min.
If you have never seen a Su-22 jet in low-level flying action, it is your lucky day. We found one of the best videos from the internet that shows all the multi-role abilities of this aircraft including bombing, low-level flying, gun strikes, etc. Don’t forget to share this article with your aviation-loving friends.