Saturday, December 18, 2010

Russian Air Force receives 4 Su-34 fighter-bomber airplanes

As reported today by the Russian media, a spokesman would have declared that the Air Force of the Country has received four new Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bombers, NATO reporting name "Fullback".

70 new aircraft should be delivered to the Russian Air forces within 2015 to replace outdated tactical bombers at low altitude Sukhoi Su-24, NATO codename "Fencer" ("Swordsmen"), much used during the Cold War and currently subjected to a modernization process to extend its life's service.

The Sukhoi Su-34 (Су-34) is a Russian Sukhoi fighter-bomber aircraft, developed by the Russian industry Sukhoi, created in the 90s, for medium-haul attack and bombing.

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