Su-2 MV-5

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This page is about the Soviet strike aircraft Su-2 MV-5. For other variants, see Su-2 (Family).
Su-2 MV-5
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GarageImage Su-2 MV-5.jpg
Su-2 MV-5
AB RB SB
1.7 1.7 2.0
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Purchase:2 100 Specs-Card-Lion.png
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Description

The Su-2 MV-5 is a rank I Soviet strike aircraft with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB/RB) and 2.0 (SB). It has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.27.

General info

Flight performance

Max speed
at 6 500 m460 km/h
Turn time24 s
Max altitude8 900 m
EngineTumansky M-88
TypeRadial
Cooling systemAir
Take-off weight4 t
Characteristics Max Speed
(km/h at 6,500 m)
Max altitude
(metres)
Turn time
(seconds)
Rate of climb
(metres/second)
Take-off run
(metres)
AB RB AB RB AB RB
Stock 441 428 8900 25.0 25.9 6.5 6.5 425
Upgraded 480 460 23.0 24.0 11.2 8.6

Details

Features
Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear
X X
Limits
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
620 350 394 340 340 ~8 ~4
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 280 < 240 < 500 > 190

Survivability and armour

Crew2 people
Speed of destruction
Structural620 km/h
Gear350 km/h
  • 8.5 mm steel - Pilot's seat
  • 10 mm steel - In front of gunner
  • 4 mm steel - Below gunner
  • Self-sealing fuel tanks (1 in each wing, 1 in front of pilot)

Modifications and economy

Repair costBasic → Reference
AB330 → 416 Sl icon.png
RB610 → 769 Sl icon.png
SB700 → 882 Sl icon.png
Total cost of modifications4 430 Rp icon.png
2 670 Sl icon.png
Talisman cost300 Ge icon.png
Crew training600 Sl icon.png
Experts2 100 Sl icon.png
Aces40 Ge icon.png
Research Aces110 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
20 / 60 / 80 % Sl icon.png
100 / 100 / 100 % Rp icon.png
Modifications
Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
Mods aerodinamic fuse.png
Fuselage repair
Research:
220 Rp icon.png
Cost:
130 Sl icon.png
50 Ge icon.png
Mods radiator.png
Radiator
Research:
220 Rp icon.png
Cost:
130 Sl icon.png
50 Ge icon.png
Mods compressor.png
Compressor
Research:
330 Rp icon.png
Cost:
200 Sl icon.png
70 Ge icon.png
Mods aerodinamic wing.png
Wings repair
Research:
280 Rp icon.png
Cost:
170 Sl icon.png
60 Ge icon.png
Mods new engine.png
Engine
Research:
280 Rp icon.png
Cost:
170 Sl icon.png
60 Ge icon.png
Mods metanol.png
Engine injection
Research:
480 Rp icon.png
Cost:
290 Sl icon.png
100 Ge icon.png
Mods armor frame.png
Airframe
Research:
330 Rp icon.png
Cost:
200 Sl icon.png
70 Ge icon.png
Mods armor cover.png
Cover
Research:
480 Rp icon.png
Cost:
290 Sl icon.png
100 Ge icon.png
Mods ammo.png
shkas_belt_pack
Research:
220 Rp icon.png
Cost:
130 Sl icon.png
50 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods pilon bomb.png
KD-2
Research:
220 Rp icon.png
Cost:
130 Sl icon.png
50 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 1.png
Mods weapon.png
shkas_new_gun
Research:
330 Rp icon.png
Cost:
200 Sl icon.png
70 Ge icon.png
Mods ammo.png
shkas_turret_belt_pack
Research:
280 Rp icon.png
Cost:
170 Sl icon.png
60 Ge icon.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods pilon bomb.png
Der-19
Research:
280 Rp icon.png
Cost:
170 Sl icon.png
60 Ge icon.png
Mods turret gun.png
shkas_turret_new_gun
Research:
480 Rp icon.png
Cost:
290 Sl icon.png
100 Ge icon.png

Armaments

Offensive armament

Ammunition3 400 rounds
Fire rate1 800 shots/min
Main article: ShKAS (7.62 mm)

The Su-2 MV-5 is armed with:

  • 4 x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine guns, wing-mounted (850 rpg = 3,400 total)

Suspended armament

Number of setups5
List of setups
Setup 14 x 50 kg FAB-50sv (forged) bomb
Setup 212 x 50 kg FAB-50sv (forged) bomb
Setup 34 x 100 kg FAB-100sv (forged) bomb
Setup 46 x 100 kg FAB-100sv (forged) bomb
Setup 52 x 250 kg FAB-250sv bomb

The Su-2 MV-5 can be outfitted with the following ordnance:

  • Without load
  • 4 x 50 kg FAB-50sv bombs (200 kg total)
  • 12 x 50 kg FAB-50sv bombs (600 kg total)
  • 4 x 100 kg FAB-100sv bombs (400 kg total)
  • 6 x 100 kg FAB-100sv bombs (600 kg total)
  • 2 x 250 kg FAB-250sv bombs (500 kg total)

Defensive armament

Turret7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun
Ammunition900 rounds
Fire rate1800 shots/min
Main article: ShKAS (7.62 mm)

The Su-2 MV-5 is defended by:

  • 1 x 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun, dorsal turret (900 rpg)

Usage in battles

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Manual Engine Control

MEC elements
Mixer Pitch Radiator Supercharger Turbocharger
Oil Water Type
Controllable Controllable
Not auto controlled
Controllable
Not auto controlled
Controllable
Not auto controlled
Separate Controllable
2 gears
Not controllable

Pros and cons

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History

In-game description

OKB Sukhoi BB-1 (Su-2) "Ivanov" Short-Range Bomber with M-88 engine

In December of 1940, the BB-1 was renamed the Su-2, after designer Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi, and began to be constructed with the M-88 engine.

This engine, developed in the Tumansky OKB, was an upgrade of the M-87. The M-88 retained the original design scheme (air-cooled, radial, 14-cylinder) and had a takeoff power capacity of 1100 hp.

However, unreliable operation caused serious problems. The M-88 was continually suffering from piston burnouts, shaking, and increased oil consumption. Oil splatters leaking from the engine would splash on the cabin's transparent bottom, under the navigator, making it more difficult to aim bombs. In addition, the decision to replace the plexiglass canopy with celluloid was a mistake, as the new material quickly lost its transparency, reducing visibility. Nevertheless, the crew did appreciate the warm, closed cabin.

Some of the Su-2s were equipped with rockets. Instead of bombs under the wings, five unguided PC-82 or PC-132 rockets could be installed in each location.

A new variant of the Su-2 was released in early 1941, featuring the M-88B engine. This modification improved the aircraft's performance. The oil cooler was moved to the midsection and the shape of the hood and suction pipe were changed. The plane's armament was somewhat reduced to facilitate construction. Instead of four ShKAS guns in the winds, two guns were installed, with 850 rounds of ammunition per gun. The bulky MB-5 tail turret was replaced with a TSS-1 turret, with a ShKas 7.62mm machine gun and 900 rounds of ammunition. However, the turret suffered from a number of problems, including a limited angle of fire and difficulty firing when in an air stream. In the spring of 1941, 250 aircraft were produced with the TSS-1. Afterwards, the MB-5 was used. Bomb and rocket payloads remained unchanged.

The Red Army Air Force began to use the Su-2 in combat during the second half of 1940. By the beginning of World War II on June 22, 1941, 213 Su-2s were in service.

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See also

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Sukhoi Design Bureau (Сухой Опытное конструкторское бюро)
Attackers  BB-1 · Su-2 MV-5 · Su-2 TSS-1 · Su-2 (M-82) · Su-6 · Su-6 (AM-42) · Su-6 (M-71F)
Jet fighters  Su-9 · Su-11 · Su-7B · Su-7BKL · Su-17M2

USSR strike aircraft
Su-2  BB-1 · Su-2 MV-5 · Su-2 TSS-1 · Su-2 (M-82)
Su-6  Su-6 · Su-6 (AM-42) · Su-6 (M-71F)
IL-2  IL-2 (1941) · IL-2 (1942) · IL-2M (1943) · IL-2M type 3 · IL-2M "Avenger" · IL-2-37 · IL-2 M-82
IL-10  IL-10 · IL-10 (1946)
Pe-3  Pe-3 (e) · Pe-3 · Pe-3bis
Tandem MAI  Tandem MAI
TIS MA  TIS MA
Yak-2  Yak-2 KABB