Military aircraft of Ukraine. A series of photos.

Military aircraft of Ukraine. A series of photos.

Military aircraft of Ukraine. A series of photos.


See all aircraft of Ukraine here.

Su-27 - A multi-purpose all-weather fighter vysokomanёvrenny fourth generation.

The Su-27 has been in service in Ukraine since 1992. After the collapse of the USSR, 70 Su-27 vehicles and their modifications remained on the territory of Ukraine. Currently, the number of aircraft of this model is 38, and several dozen of them are in storage. The aircraft itself and its modifications have high flight and combat characteristics, which makes this fighter one of the best strike aircraft in the Ukrainian Air Force. On the territory of Ukraine, modernizations of the Su-27 were carried out, which led to the appearance of new markings. 

sous-27 Ukraine



MiG-29 light front-line fighter. 

Currently, the MiG-29 has the largest number of aircraft among all the combat vehicles in Ukraine, their number is 90 units. In the operation is about a few dozen machines, most of them in storage in the hangars. Although in 1992, Ukraine received 240 devices of this model. Recent events in the east of the country led to the loss of two more MiG-29 units. 

MiG-29 ukaraina



Su-24 bomber.

Ukraine is armed with Su-24 aircraft and Su-24M modifications. All bombers of this model are in service with the 1992 year. After the collapse of the USSR, the country owned the 120 Su-24M machines and 90 Su-24 machines. Currently 36 devices are being used, the rest are in storage. 

Su-24 Ukraine



Sioux 24MR all-weather aircraft Intelligence complex.

Speaking about the modification of the Su-24МР, there were 1992 units in Ukraine at the beginning of 35 of the year. At the moment, most of them, namely 24 machines, continue to be used for military purposes. Some were written off or stored. 

Sioux 24MR Ukraine


Su-25 Armored subsonic attack aircraft, which is designed for direct support of ground troops on the battlefield, day and night.

The Su-25 is used in Ukraine as an attack aircraft, which provides support to the ground forces at any time of the day. He is able to destroy any ground objects at a given coordinates, regardless of weather conditions. Ukrainian troops own 36 such devices, and 14 of them have been upgraded to a new level such as Su-25М1. 

Su-25 Ukraine


Aero L-39 Albatros training and combat aircraft.

The AeroL-39 is a training aircraft made in the Czech Republic. It is in service in the 30 countries of the world, mainly in Europe and Asia. Ukrainian Air Forces own 38 machines of this type. It should be noted that most of them were modified to the level of L-39М1. At the beginning of 1992, their number was 480 devices. 

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MiG-23 multirole fighter of third generation.

Among the military aircraft of Ukraine in operation are multi-purpose aircraft MiG-23. They are widely used for combat with ground and air targets. Modifications of the apparatus have the ability to perform more specific missions. The machine has great impact power due to armaments, the weight of which can reach up to two tons. Currently, the MiG-23 in Ukraine is practically not used. 

MiG-23 Ukraine



MiG-27 fighter-bomber.

The most widely bomber MiG-27 in Ukraine was used during the Soviet era. This multifunctional machine can fight with mobile and stationary objects on the ground, it is also possible active air combat with the enemy. With the collapse of the Union, all MiG-27 aircraft in Ukraine were decommissioned. The only country that has the MiG-27 in service is India. 

MiG-27 Ukraine



Su-15 fighter-interceptor.

Su-15 is quite an old model of Sukhoi Design Bureau fighters. But it has long been in service in all countries of the Soviet Union. Even after independence, many countries continued its operation. Thus, in Ukraine, the X-NUMX of the Su-1992TM and several of the Su-XNUMHUM were in service with 70 in the year. Finally, all devices 15-th model were written off in Ukraine in 15 year. 

Su-15 Ukraine



Tu-22 long-range bomber.

Tu-22 was actively used in military aviation on the territory of Ukraine until the 90-s of the last century. This reliable long-range bomber had the ability to cover huge distances with powerful weapons on board. At the moment in Ukraine use only three Tu-22 aircraft, which are based on the airfield in Nizhyn. 

Tu-22 Ukraine



Transport aircraft An-70, or as it is called - "Elena the Beautiful", is designed to transport various military cargo at medium flight distances. It was created to replace the older version of the An-12. It was adopted by the Ukrainian Air Force in 2015. Only one An-70 model is used for military purposes in Ukraine.

An-70 Ukraine



IL-76 was very common model military transport unit in the USSR. Since independence in Ukraine was handed over 190 machines Il-76MD. Initially, the Air Force used only 22 car, and the rest are in storage. The current situation has reduced their operation to 6 machines. For storage there is still 57 units. All the rest were scrapped.

IL-76MD Ukraine



Among the military aircraft in the Ukraine used two passenger aircraft Tu-134AK. Due to the huge amount of communication equipment on board, they are used as machines SCS. They are also used to transport VIPs. Total produced 854 such aircraft and modifications. Ukraine is still in storage 4 Tu-1234AK.




Modification An-24B made as a passenger liner with increased takeoff weight of up to 21 tones. In addition, the board can be placed 52 passenger. Typically, it is used to transport troops and military high command. Total Ukrainian Air Force owned 7 such liners, including 5 are stored.

An-24B Ukraine



The plane made a reliable transport vehicle with a large cargo capacity. There are also versions for passenger transport. A special feature of the machine is a large cargo door and descend the ladder. At the moment, mainly operated modification 100 for transporting people. Ukrainian Air Force had in 1992 57, the AN-26. Today, only use machines 19 and 14 are stored.

An-26 Ukraine



An apparatus-30B a military reconnaissance aircraft, also known as "Nastya". It was created based on the transport model of the An-24. The main task of the machine is the aerial work area and air reconnaissance. Total use of two military aircraft, and even 3 are stored. At the end of the year 2014 renovated another An-30B was inducted into the military aircraft of Ukraine.

An-30B Ukraine



The An-178 is the newest machine that became part of the Ukrainian Air Force. This is a short-haul transport aircraft with a payload of 18 tons. In total one device is operated. His first flight took place in May 2015. 

An-178 Ukraine


Mi-8 multi-purpose helicopter.

On the armament of Ukraine among the helicopters there is only a multipurpose Mi-8. As you know, this is the most massive model of the helicopter in the USSR. The characteristics and capabilities of the helicopter allow you to use it to perform a variety of operations. Ukrainian air forces operate only 9 of such machines, and 14 is also in storage. 

Mi-8 Ukraine


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