Central MD receives two Su-34 aircraft in accordance with the state defense order
The aviation regiment in Chelyabinsk region received two Su-34 fighter-bombers in accordance with the state defence order.
The aircraft were relocated from Novosibirsk to the Shagol airfield in the Chelyabinsk region. Pilotis and engineering staff, which will operate and maintain the Su-34 fighter-bombers, was retrained at the Lipetsk Aviation Training and Testing Centre and received all the necessary certificates.
Earlier, 14 Su-34 fighter-bombers entered the aviation regiment in the Chelyabinsk region in 2018.
Su-34 fighter-bomber is designed to eliminate both ground and air targets of the enemy day and night under any weather conditions. The aircraft uses air-to-ground and air-to-air guided long-range weapons with multi-channel applications. It is equipped with highly intelligent radar counteraction and defence system. The flight range of the Su-34 is up to 4,000 km, the maximum speed is up to 1,900 km / h, the combat load is up to eight tons. The noise level from the Su-34 is twice less in comparison with the aircraft of earlier modifications.
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