Su-34 Fighters-bombers Delivered to Russian Aerospace Forces

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Su-34 Fighters-bombers Delivered to Russian Aerospace Forces
Su-34 fighter-bombers

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.

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