|First flicht||7 September 1955|
|Retired||1986 (Soviet Union)|
|Primar uiser||Soviet Air Force|
Indian Air Force
|Nummer biggit||1,847 (mainly Su-7B series)|
|Developit intae||Sukhoi Su-17|
The Sukhoi Su-7 (NATO designation name: Fitter-A) wis a swept wing, supersonic fechter aircraft developed bi the Soviet Union in 1955. Oreeginally, it wis designed as tactical, law-level dogfechter, but wis nae successfu in this role. On the ither haund, suin-introduced Su-7B series acame the main Soviet fechter-bomber an grund-attack aircraft o the 1960s. The Su-7 wis rugged in its simplicity but its shortcomins includit short range an law wappen load.