Jan 14, 2018, 6:22 PM
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Iran overhauls Sukhoi SU-24

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA – Iranian Air Force overhauled a Sukhoi SU-24 on Sunday, in Shiraz, Fars province.

Iranian veteran and young air force men performed the overhaul operation successfully.

After test flight, Sukhoi joined the operational fleet.

The Sukhoi Su-24 (NATO reporting name: Fencer) is a supersonic, all-weather attack aircraft developed in the Soviet Union.

The aircraft has a variable-sweep wing, twin-engines and a side-by-side seating arrangement for its two crew. It was the first of the USSR's aircraft to carry an integrated digital navigation/attack system.

It remains in service with the Russian Air Force, Ukrainian Air Force, and various air forces to which it was exported.


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