Another squadron of Su-34 will go into the armed forces

Another squadron of Su-34 will go into the armed forces
By the end of 2012 in order Voronezh base (Western Military District) goes even one squadron of the latest Russian Sukhoi Su-34, which will change uniformly planes Su, but more of early versions — the Su-24.

According to the State programmke arms for the Air Force Russian Federation will be bought in the general difficulty about 140 bombers Su-34 In the first step of procurement will be purchased 92 modern machines, then grouping will be increased to 124 aircraft, and in the long term the full amount of bombers Su-34 reaches in the Army Air Forces 140 units. Complete replacement of outdated Su-24 Russian Air Force will take place in a planned manner for 8 years prior to 2020.

Upon receipt of the aircraft to the troops conducted engineering and design work, which will increase its combat potential. So, namely, a new on-board self-defense, also created new types of missile weapons: missiles «air-surface», «air-to-ship» and «air-to-radar.» The increased power of the Russian frontline bomber Su-34 will enable it to become the carrier of extended-range missiles, which, in turn, will be able to boost nuclear deterrent forces, members of the Strategic Air Force Russian Federation.
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