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Su-34 bomber is getting new targeting pods

10th May 2021 - 10:28 GMT | by Leonid Nersisyan in Moscow


An undisclosed number of Su-34 aircraft have been upgraded with new targeting pods. (Photo: Sukhoi)

Delays in testing the UKR-RL reconnaissance targeting pod for the Su-34 appear to have been overcome.

The Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) has finally received Su-34 bombers equipped with new multipurpose targeting pods under the Sych programme, following a lengthy and occasionally delayed process.

According to aerospace industry sources cited by Russian state-run news agency TASS, several aircraft are now equipped with reconnaissance pods to enhance the ...

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