Moscow . July 9. Interfax -AVN - During the tactical and strategic exercises "Vostok -2010 " two modern fighter-bomber Su-34 were used for solving exploration, overcoming defense imaginary enemy , the use of guided and unguided weapons against ground targets, reported to Interfax -AVN on Friday the head of the Lipetsk aviatsentra Major-General Alexander Harchevsky .
" Non-stop Flights to Komsomolsk- on-Amur and back, which were performed before exercise and after talking about the possibilities of the aircraft and pilots , and that with such powerful aircraft systems can ensure the safety of vast expanses of our country " , - said said.
Two Su -34 returned to the airfield aviatsentra Thursday. For the first time in the history of tactical aviation , they made a nonstop flight on the route Lipetsk - Komsomolsk - on- Amur. During the flight were carried out two in-flight refueling from a tanker flying the Il - 78.
In early June, a source in the military-industrial complex told Interfax -AVN that the state tests of multi-purpose Su-34 aircraft , which are in the State Flight Test Center ( glycyl ) Air Force Ahtubinsk (Astrakhan region) , is scheduled for completion by the end of the year .
According to the forecasts , the Su- 34 in the future form the basis of the strike power of Russian Frontal Aviation . The Ministry of Defence and Sukhoi signed a state contract for the supply of Russian Air Force 32 Sukhoi Su -34 . The first machines have already begun to arrive in the Lipetsk center deployment and retraining pilots RF Air Force .
Serial production of the Su -34 is the Novosibirsk Aviation Production Association named after Chkalov , which is part of the company " Sukhoi " .
The new strike aircraft Su-34 is capable of , regardless of time of day and weather conditions of engagement in any geographic area of land, sea and air targets with the whole range of aviation ordnance , including precision . On the combat capabilities of Su - 34 aircraft belongs to a generation 4 + . The presence of a plane active safety systems , along with the latest computers has created additional opportunities for Pilots and Navigators to precision bombing , maneuver under enemy fire .
Excellent aerodynamics, high capacity of internal fuel tanks , high-efficiency double-circuit motors with digital control systems, air refueling , and the suspension of additional fuel tanks provide a flight over long distances , approaching medium range strategic bombers.