Sukhoi Handed Over A New Batch of Su-34 Frontline Bombers to the Russian Air and Space Forces
(Source: United Aircraft Corp.; issued August 30, 2016)
Sukhoi has delivered another batch of Su-34 Fullback strike bombers to the Russian air force, under the 2016 increment of the 2020 State Contract. Russia’s total order is for 200 Su-34s, and the 100th aircraft was rolled out mid-August, Tass reported. (UAC file photo)
MOSCOW --- Today the Sukhoi Company handed over another batch of Su-34 frontline bombers to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation according to the 2016 State Defense Order.

The aircraft took off from the V. P. Chkalov Novosibirsk Aircraft Plant’s airfield and headed to the place of their deployment. At the present time the aircraft plant operates with maximum efficiency.

The State Contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation for supplies of the Su-34s to the Russian Air and Space Forces up to the year 2020 guarantees a stable work load of the Sukhoi Company for the coming years and identifies long-term development prospects.

Currently, Su-34s operate successfully in the military and demonstrate high performance.

Sukhoi is a United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) subsidiary.

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