Questions tagged [su-30]

For questions about the Sukhoi Su-30 fighter (NATO reporting name: Flanker-C).

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Why do Russian Su-30SM fighters have white nose radomes?

I am intrigued by the white nose radomes on Russia's Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters. Why white? Source These white nose radomes are especially noticeable in naval Su-30SM fighters, as the latter are ...
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Why is the front section of the Su-30 not aligned with the longitudinal axis of the body?

Please take a look at the picture of the Su-30 below. You will notice that the front section of the Su-30, from the nose to the canopy, is not in alignment with the longitudinal axis of the body. The ...
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What improvement was made in Su-35 over Su-30?

What improvement was made in Su-35 over Su-30?