Project T10UM

Upgrade of Su-27UB to
multirole fighter Su-27UBM

UB Uchyebno-Boyevoy = Trainer Combat
M for Modofitsirovanniy = Modernised

Manufacturer:

Sukhoi Design Bureau
and Irkutsk Aircraft Production Association (IAPO)
and United Consortium of Production of Air Equipment from St.Petersburg (avionics).
IAPO

Goal:

Cheap and quick proposition of Su-27UB upgrade was proposed to air forces by Sukhoi, Irkut and United Consortium of Production of Air Equipment from St.Petersburg. Offered to Russian Air Force in March 2001.

Current (2008) status:

Program is realised in early 2001, soon rejected by Russian Air Force and terminated after one prototype was built.

Designation Type Year Bort number Notes
T10UM 1st prototype Su-27UBM 03.2001 red 20 Aircraft is serial military Su-27UBM no 20, upgraded to near-Su-30KN (Su-30M2) standard, but without air refueling probe and any serious airframe changes.


Prototype of Su-27UBM, March 2001, Zhukovskiy.


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