The first batch of Su-34 bomber-fighters was deployed from aircraft factory in Novosibirsk to permanent location of air unit near Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
On the eve, representatives of the factory had finished reception of new aircraft.
This is the first batch of Su-34 bomber-fighters, which is to come into operation of Air Force and Air Defence formations of the Eastern Military District (MD) .
Su-34 is able to engage aerial ground surface targets at day and night in all meteorological conditions.
Previously the Commander of the Eastern MD troops Colonel-General Sergei Surovikin, reported that district aviation units will receive more than 700 pieces of armament and military hardware, including 60 aircraft and helicopters, in 2016.