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SU-34s face problems at battle field 27 March, 2016

According to RNS news agency, Russia’s newest combat jets SU-34s faces a series of technical glitches during the military campaign in Syria, Russian defence industry sources said. Malfunctions were detected in the flight control system and engines of the aircraft, the sources told. They added however that the malfunctions were "not critical" and had no impact on the course of the campaign. Specialists from the Sukhoi Design Bureau as well as two Russian aircraft manufacturer were at the Hmeymim airbase, the centrepiece of the military campaign. The Syrian campaign involved six Su-34 bombers. In 2006 the Su-34 began its flight tests and on March 21, 2014, the aircraft entered service with the Russian Air Forces.  

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