Contents tagged with Su-34

  • Ukrainian forces down another Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber over Mariupol

    The Ukrainian Air Force shot down another Russian Su-34 fighter jet around 9am on Friday, the Ukrainian military command reported on Saturday. According to the statement, the enemy multirole fighter, which was attempting to strike Ukrainian positions with guided bombs, was destroyed over the eastern operational direction. The Ukrainian military's tally indicates this marks the twelfth Russian aircraft to be shot down in the past two weeks, nine of which were Su-34s.

    The commander of the …

  • Ukrainian Forces shoot down 10 Russian aircraft in 10 days

    Over a ten-day period, Ukrainian Air Forces destroyed ten Russian aircraft worth an estimated $880 million, including seven Su-34 bombers, two Su-35 fighters, and an A-50 long-range radar detection plane.

    On February 17, the Ukrainian Air Force reported the downing of three Russian aircraft in the East - two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter. The tally grew by one more Russian fighter by Sunday morning.

    "At about six o'clock, the warriors of the Eastern air command downed another …

  • Ukraine's Air Force takes down six Russian warplanes in one week

    Over the past three days, Ukraine's Air Force has destroyed six Russian planes – four Su-34 and two Su-35 fighters, amounting to an estimated cost to the Russian military of around $400 million.

    On February 17th, Ukrainian Air Force reported the downing of three enemy aircraft in the east – two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter. By Sunday morning, another Russian fighter had been added to the tally. "Around six o'clock, the warriors of the Air Command 'East' grounded another Russian …

  • Ukrainian Air Force downs three Russian warplanes

    On Saturday, 17th of February, the Ukrainian Air Force destroyed three Russian aircraft – two Su-34 and one Su-35, reported Lieutenant-General Mykola Oleshchuk, the commander of the Ukrainian Air Force.

    "In the morning of February 17, 2024, in the Eastern direction, Air Force units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed three enemy aircraft – two Su-34 fighter-bombers and one Su-35 fighter!" Oleshchuk said in a statement.

    Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Oleksandr Syrskyi, also …

  • Ukrainian Air Force downs three Russian SU-34 fighter-bombers in the south

    The Ukrainian Air Force have shot down three Russian SU-34 fighter-bombers, said Ukrainian Air Force commander Mykola Oleshchuk  on Telegram. According to him, the incident occurred around noon that same day in the southern direction.

    No specific details about the operation or location were provided by Oleshchuk. However, Ukrainian Air Force official representative Yuriy Ignat mentioned during a national news broadcast that the operation was planned by Oleshchuk himself.

    The Russian military …

  • Russian Tu-22M3 bomber crashes near Murmansk

    A Tu-22M3 bomber crashed while attempting to land at a military airfield in the Murmansk region of Russia, TASS  reported, citing a source in law enforcement agencies .

    "The Tu-22M3 crashed at 1:40 p.m. MSK [on Monday] while landing at the airport of the long-range aviation regiment of Olenegorsk,” the source told the agency. "According to preliminary information, the commander and navigator survived... The crew of this aircraft consists of four people: the commander, assistant commander, …

  • Russia to conduct large-scale military exercises in Crimea

    Russia plans to perform large military exercises in the annezed Crimea, stated the head of the Southern Military District’s press service of the Russian Federation, Vadim Astafyev.

    "More than 1,000 servicemen (4th Air Force and Air Defense Forces Army) will take part in the joint exercises. It will involve more than 50 long-range, operational-tactical, attack aircraft, including the A-50 long-range radar detection and control aircraft, supersonic the Tu-22M3 bomber, as well as about 10 Black …

  • Media: Russian Su-34 fighters intercept Israeli warplanes

    Despite an agreement between Moscow and Tel Aviv to avoid air conflicts, Russian Su-34 fighters intercepted F-16 jets belonging to the Armed Forces of Israel, reported the newspaper The Times of Israel.

    Russian Su-34 fighters intercepted Israeli F-16s in the Middle East. According to the report, the incident took place on the morning of May 28.

    The Israeli newspaper pointed out that the Russian aircraft intercepted the Israeli aircraft despite a current agreement between Moscow and Tel Aviv …

  • Russia transfers additional warplanes to Syria

    On Friday, March 30, Al-Masdar News reported that three Russian planes have arrived at the Khmeimim airbase in Syria.

    According to the publication, a Tu-154M airliner and two Su-34 fighter-bombers were flown in from Russia. As a result, the number of Su-34s at the base increased to eight. Even an increase of just two aircraft of this type is a noticeable increase in strike force capabilities.

    At the same time, it is likely that the fighters have only been left at the base provisionally. They …

  • Several countries interested in purchasing Russian Su-34 bombers after seeing them in action in Syria

    Several countries are showing increased interest in purchasing Russian Su-34 frontline bombers after witnessing the aircraft in action during the Syrian operation, according to Deputy CEO of Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, Sergey Goreslavsky, TASS reported.

    "Without a doubt, the interest has increased and I want to say that dozens of Rosoboronexport delegates are on foreign business trips weekly and a very intense process of negotiations is under way with countries from the …