The Russian Aerospace Forces (ASF) received a new consignment of Su-34 fighters-bombers on Tuesday.
The aircraft took off from the aerodrome of the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant named after V.P. Chkalov and went to their location point, a Russian MoD release said.
In total, the State Defence Order 2017 stipulates that 16 Su-34 aircraft are to be delivered to the Russian Aerospace Forces. The number of aircraft delivered on Tuesday was not revealed
Su-34 is designed to destroy both ground and water objects of the enemy. It is capable of hitting moving targets even small-sized ones. Also, the aircraft can eliminate air targets by day and at night under any meteorological conditions.
The Su-34 uses highly effective guided air-to-surface and long-range air-to-air missiles. It is equipped with a highly intelligent system of radar countermeasures and defence.
Su-34 has a flight distance up to 4 thousand km, its maximum speed is up to 1.9 thousand km per hour, the combat load is up to 8 tons. The aircraft is equipped with the latest armaments control system and air refueling system.
The Russian Federation Ministry of Defence has received the second batch of Sukhoi Su-34 frontline bombers, as part of the 2017 state defence order on October 16. The first batch of bombers was delivered in May 2017 to Eastern Military District air units
Russian Su-34 aircraft dropped a massive ordnance bomb to destroy an underground ammunition depot in Syria where the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group had stored weapons and ammunition including tube and missile artillery. "The Russian Aerospace Force has destroyed the largest underground arsenal of Jabhat al-Nusra near the community of Abu al-Duhur where terrorists stored more than 1,000 tonnes of ammunition for tube and missile artillery," Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Thursday in a briefing to Russian media as reported by Tass
Final batch of Russian Su-34 fighter bombers has arrived this year at the Eastern Military District's air unit in the region of Khabarovsk. "Several new Su-34 fighter bombers have flown over 3,500 kilometers from Novosibirsk to the airfield of permanent basing after refueling at the airport Domna," head of the Eastern Military District press service Col
Russian aircrafts participating in the military operations against terrorist organizations in Syria carried out their first sorties equipped with air-to-air missiles yesterday, Russian Defense Ministry announced on Monday. The measure is intended to deter Turkish fighter aircraft or those of any other country from taking aim at Russian aircraft on the pretext of them violating their airspace
Russian Sukhoi Su-34 will get the first batch of the Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasures (ECM) system this month. The systems will be installed on the wingtips of Su-34s and will provide the jets with election countermeasures against radar systems, anti-aircraft missile systems and airborne early warning and control aircraft, Igor Nasenkov, the first deputy general director of the Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern (KRET) was quoted as saying by Ria Novosti Thursday
Russia may produce over 100 Su-34 strike fighters to replace Su-24 jets, which are currently in service with the countrys Air force and Navy, Sputnik reported Saturday "This year the [Novosibirsk] aircraft factory must deliver 16 Su-34 frontline bombers," Vladimir Mikhaylov, former commander-in-chief of the Russian Air Force was quoted as saying. He added that the factory is ready to exceed the production target
A single-seat variant of the Su-34 bomber configured as an attack aircraft is planned to be developed, Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Defense and Security Committee Viktor Bondarev said. The Su-34 based plane will be highly maneuverable and take advantage of its eight ton of weapons load against four tons carried by the Su-25, the current single-seat fighter in Russias arsenal
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