The first six su-34 will arrive in the Central military district in 2018

The Su-34

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MOSCOW, December 22. /TASS/. Six fighter-bombers su-34 entered service regiment, stationed in the Chelyabinsk region, in the first quarter of 2018. This will be the first delivery of these aircraft in the Central military district (CVO), announced on Friday, assistant commander of the district Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin.

“Pilots regiment Sagal began training for multi-role fighter-bomber su-34. The first six aircraft planned to take the combat strength in the first quarter of 2018,” he said.

Training of pilots is conducted on the basis of the State center for training of aviation personnel and military trials Ministry of defense of Russia in Lipetsk. Pilots have begun to explore the technological base of the su-34 and peculiarities of piloting technique. The training program also included a special course at the gym.