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Russian Air Force VS United States Air Force


Airpower Comparisons


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The following is a direct head-to-head comparison of American and Russian airpower with data pulled from current WDMMA numbers regarding the United States Air Force (USAF) and Russian Air Force.

Total Airpower


Visualization of all units combined for direct comparison of complete airpower strength and weakness.

5,091 (Diff. +1,262)
3,829




Fighter Strength


Airframes detailed as fighter, interceptor, or general attack types including multi-role though excluding dedicated bombers and CAS.

1,442 (Diff. +254)
1,188
F-16C (790)
(251) MiG-29/35
F-15E (218)
(274) Su-24
F-15C (210)
(207) Su-27/S/SM
F-22A (178)
(78) Su-35S
F-35A (46)
(123) Su-34
---- (0)
(123) Su-30/M2/SM
---- (0)
(132) MiG-25B/BS/BM/+
NOTE: Head-to-Head comparisons are based against like-units when possible. When no match can be made, "---- (0)" is shown.




Bomber Strength


Airframes developed for the strategic-level direct-attack role; typical qualities include subsonic or supersonic performance, long range, and high-altitude capabilities.

152 (Diff. +27)
125
B-52H (74)
(42) Tu-95MS/MSM
B-1B (59)
(16) Tu-160/M
B-2 (19)
(67) Tu-22M/M3/M3M




Close-Air Support (CAS) Strength


Airframes utilized in the direct-attack role; typically featuring extended loitering and excellent low-and-slow capabilities.

314 (Diff. +120)
194
A-10C (287)
(194) Su-25/UB/BM/SM
AC-130U/W/J (27)
(0) ----




Helicopter Fleet Strength


Airframes detailed as manned rotary-wing platforms used in the transport, special-mission, or direct-attack roles.

209
(Diff. +1,155) 1,364
HH-60G/U (95)
(746) Mi-8/17/171
UH-1N (65)
(330) Mi-24/35
CV-22 (48)
(44) Mi-26
---- (0)
(196) Ka-52/Mi-28
Misc (1)
(48) Misc




Transport Fleet Strength


Airframes used in the dedicated hauler role, serving either military or high-government personnel or in supply / cargo delivery.

684 (Diff. +297)
387
Strategic (274)
(119) Strategic
Tactical (326)
(169) Tactical
Misc (84)
(99) Misc




Trainer Fleet


Airframes reserved for dedicated Basic, Advanced, Flight, and Helicopter airman training.

1,531 (Diff. +1,046)
485
Basic (537)
(46) Basic
Advanced (680)
(320) Advanced
Fighter (267)
(28) Fighter
Helo (39)
(91) Helo




Aerial Tanker Fleet


Airframes modified for the purpose of aerial fuel delivery to support allied aircraft / operations.

522 (Diff. +503)
19
Strategic (457)
(19) Strategic
Tactical (65)
(0) Tactical




Special Mission Aircraft


Airframes modified for Special-Mission roles - typically these are dedicated, role-specific types.

237 (Diff. +170)
67
Recon (100)
(19) Recon
AEW (31)
(15) AEW
SAR (34)
(0) SAR
EW (20)
(6) EW
Misc (52)
(27) Misc




On-Order Aircraft


Aircraft set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).

836 (Diff. +16)
820
Combat (118)
(197) Combat
Training (355)
(111) Training
Transport (52)
(208) Transport
Helos (91)
(263) Helos
Special (220)
(41) Special




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