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Prepainted Diecast Metal Model
Collectors item: Not suitable for children under 14
Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series
Su-34 Fullback Fighter Bomber
Red 21, Russian Air Force, Syria, 2015
True 1/72 scale.
Great attention to detail.
All markings are Tampoed (pad applied).
Option to display the model on a stand that is provided.
Model can be shown with the landing gear in the down or up positions.
Optional armament provided, ECM pods.
Canopy can be displayed open or closed.
Pilot figure included.
Extremely heavy metal with a minimum of plastic.
The Sukhoi Su-34 �Fullback� is an all-weather supersonic medium-range fighter-bomber/strike
aircraft developed for the Russian Air Force and Navy with the intent to replace the Su-24M
�Fencer� and Tu-22MS long-range bomber. The Fullback is based on the Su-27 �Flanker� and
has an armored cockpit that is occupied by two-crew seated side-by-side. The aircraft�s main role
is deployment against ground and/or naval targets. As of April 2018 there have been 122 aircraft
manufactured including 7 prototypes. The export designation of the Su-34 is Su-32.
In September 2015 six Su-34 aircraft arrived at Syria�s Bassel Al-Assad international Airport at
Latakia. Russia began aerial attacks on September 30 in the Homs region against the Islamic
State. In October Su-34s used concrete-piercing bombs to destroy underground bunkers
containing explosives and ammunition. The Su-34 targets were located using the GLONASS
satellite system. In November 8 more Su-34s arrived in Syria. While in Syria the Su-34
maintained a 70% availability rate and gave the Russian Air Force an opportunity to sharpen their
skills. Su-34 Red 21 was given serial RF-95002.