OTH-600 Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer Russian Front-Line Jet Bomber bookThe main striking power of Russian Air-Space forces in Syria became front-line bomber Sukhoi Su-24M, designed to provide rocket and bomb strikes in all weather conditions, day and night, including at low altitudes with terrain following, and received the NATO nickname "Fencer". According to Western military oficers, this machine "was the greatest threat among all combat aircraft of frontline aviation of the USSR". With record-high combat load and huge range, "Sunduk" ("sunduk" - the chest or coffer in Russian language - the nickname of Su-24 in Russian Air force) could hit targets virtually anywhere in the Europe and the Middle East.
The Syrian war is not the first war for this bomber: having accepted baptism of fire in Afghanistan, the Panjshir operation in 1984 against the gangs of Ahmad Shah Massoud, "twenty-fourth" actively participated in both Chechen wars, and in "forcing Georgia to peace", fought in Karabakh, Tajikistan, and Libya.
In this book you will find comprehensive information about creating, modifying and combat use of the Su-24. Collector's edition illustrated with hundreds of full-color "flats", exclusive drawings and photos.