The ceremony ofátransfer ofáthe serial Su-34 front-line bombers toáthe Russian Air Force was held today atáthe Novosibirsk branch ofáthe Sukhoi CompanyáŚ V.P. Chkalov Novosibirsk aircraft plant (NAZ). Three aircraft took off and headed toáthe place ofátheir deployment. The first aircraft ofáthe 2013 State Defense Order was transferred toáthe military atáthe beginning ofáMay this year and isáalready ináservice.
Implementation ofáthe 2013 State Defense Order atáthe Novosibirsk aircraft plant isáináfull swing. The companyĺs management noted aáhigh degree ofáreadiness ofáaircraft, which isáthe guarantee ofáaáfull and timely implementation ofáthe 2013 State Defense Order. The large government contracts signed with the Ministry ofáDefense ofáthe Russian Federation iná2008 and 2010 for the supply ofáSu-34 have created the conditions for aástable work load ofáthe plant ináthe long run, and determined its long-term development prospects. The Su-34 aircraft produced byáthe NAZ have been successfully operated ináthe armed forces demonstrating high performance, according toáthe military.