Comparison of Sukhoi T8-1 to production Su-25 'Frogfoot'

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G'day gent's
As the title implies, I'm trying to ascertain information/pictures/drawings of early/original Sukhoi T8-1 prototype designed to meet the Soviet Ministry of the Aircraft Industry LSSh 'Shturmovik' requirement. A requirement which would evolve into the larger, more powerful and more specialised Sukhoi Su-25 'Frogfoot'

Now there are about five or six pictures of the smaller and less refined T8-1 (as attached), but I'm hoping there might be more out there!
Practically of interest would be if anyone knows or has an 'overlap' line drawing comparing both the T8-1 and production standard Su-25?

Please note the first attached picture has as a comparison the T8-1 (top), T8-2 (middle) and production standard T8-4/Su-25 (bottom)

Thanks in advance

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T-8 3 view from Aviatsiya i Kosmonautika Feb 2010
 

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That's' great thanks Paul ;)

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I thought I'd suggest a merge with this topic: http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,11017.0.html
 

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Images attached from a 1994 Russian book on the Su-25 Frogfoot of the T8-1, T8-1D, T8-2 and T8-3.

In the text, the T8 prototypes extend to at least T8-15.

Source:
Sturmovik OKB P O Sukhoi Su-25 - Vol 1 (I. Bedredinov) published by Kuchkovo Pole (1994) ISBN 5875330090
 

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Thank you Cy-27 !
Some great pics that give me some perspective of the evolution process of the Su-25!

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