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Sure, Zaphod whatever you say. A two second burst of the cannon will make it fall out of the sky. Hey I know, I bet the weight loss from the spent rounds will compensate for the 2sec "kickback", just to add some more drivel.
Can you prove any of what your calling drivel wrong, because you keep calling it drivel, yet you can't refute it...why is that?
But you entered a discussion that was based on the hypothetical notion that it could.
“A Ukraine Air Force military jet was detected gaining height, it’s distance from the Malaysian Boeing was 3 to 5km,” said the head of the Main Operations Directorate of the HQ of Russia’s military forces, Lieutenant-General Andrey Kartopolov speaking at a media conference in Moscow on Monday.
“[We] would like to get an explanation as to why the military jet was flying along a civil aviation corridor at almost the same time and at the same level as a passenger plane,” he stated.
“The SU-25 fighter jet can gain an altitude of 10km, according to its specification,” he added. “It’s equipped with air-to-air R-60 missiles that can hit a target at a distance up to 12km, up to 5km for sure.”
Because it's the kind that can't be proven nor refuted by us.
I base my classification on common sense and my BS detecting skills.
It wasn't hypothetical in any way, because the assertion from the beginning was that an SU25 shot down the airliner flying at 33000 ft, so what is it exactly that was hypothetical?
and it can't shoot it's cannon at that height without stalling if it even got to that altitude.
Do you see what is in bold above, because that right there proves the Russian are saying it's an SU25 knowing damn well it can't fly that high, so they lie about this what else are they lying about?
Don't know much about your common sense, but as for the BS detecting skills need some work if your falling for the diaper load of crap that an SU25 used 30mm cannons to bring down that airliner.
There are lots of others (even Ukranian)sources saying it can do 10,000, from decades back even. Why didn't Russia "edit" Sukhoi's specs too?
Currently, the Ukrainian Air Force operates approximately 60 Su-25, Su-25UBs, and Su-25UTGs, which are operated by the 299th Independent Assault Regiment (299 OShAP) based at Kulbakino, Mykolaiv Oblast, and at Saki in the Crimea, and the 456th Assault Regiment (456 ShAP) at Chortkiv. Up to 30 Su-25s are reportedly stored at the 4070th Reserve Base. Evidently, three Su-25s sold to Macedonia came from this reserve pool. Also, Ukrainian Air Force modernized two types of the Su-25, one of them is Su-25M1 and Su-25UBM1.