New Su 34 Fighter Jet Delivered to Eastern Military District

The first batch of Su 34 Fighter Jet deployed from aircraft factory in Novosibirsk to permanent location of Komsomolsk-on-Amur.

A day before, the representatives of the factory finished reception of the aircraft.

This is the first batch of Su 34 Fighter Jet, which is to come into operation of Air Force and Air Defence formations of the Eastern Military District (MD) .

Su 34 is capable of engaging aerial ground surface targets in day or night all meteorological conditions.

Previously the Commander of the Eastern MD troops Colonel-General Sergei Surovikin, reported that district aviation units will receive more than 700 pieces of armament and military hardware, including 60 aircraft and helicopters.