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Yakolev Yak-130


NATO: Mitten


Overview


Yak-130

Russian air force Yak-130 armed with S-8 aerial rockets and R-73 air to air missiles.

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Origin
Russia
Type
Trainer aircraft
Light strike aircraft
Entered service
2010
Status
In service
Development
1991 - 2000's
Design project
April 1996
First flight
Developer
Russia - Yakolev
Italy - Aermacchi
Production
2009 - present
Series production
Producer
Russia - Irkut Corporation
Number produced
Over 140 aircraft delivered, production continues.
Designations
Mitten (NATO reporting name)
Yak-UTS (early design project name)

Details


Yak-130

Yak-130 on display at an airshow in 2012. Note the B-13L rocket pods and R-73 air to air missiles.

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List of most common armament options for Yak-130

1x SNPU-130 gun pod with GSh-23L twin barrel 23mm autocannon and 120 rounds of ammunition. The pod is designed specifically for the Yak-130 and can be fitted onto the centerline suspension points.
R-73
2-4x R-73 or R-73E air to air missiles can be fitted on the two outer pylons. Two more missiles can be fitted on wingtips instead of the wingtip pods housing ECM and chaff.
2-4x B-8M1 streamlined pods for 20 S-8 rocket each can be fitted to the two innermost pylons on each wing.
122mm S-13 rocket
2-4x B-13L pods with 5 S-13 rockets each can be fitted onto the two innermost pylons.
S-25 rocket
2-4x O-25 rocket pod with a single S-25 rocket can be fitted onto the innermost pylons.
FAB-M62
2-4x FAB-250 M62 or FAB-500 M62 conventional high-explosive free-fall bombs.
KAB-500Kr
2x KAB-500Kr guided bombs with TV guidance can be fitted.
ZB-500
2-4x ZB-500 incendiary free-fall bombs. Various other types of specialized free-fall bombs can be fitted as well.
PTB-450 drop tanks
2x PTB-450 drop tanks can be fitted to the innermost (wet) pylons. These are often fitted in order to increase the effective range and flight time during training.