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Russian Air Force to receive six upgraded Su-24 bombers

RIA Novosti

21/11/2007 19:05 MOSCOW, November 21 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's Air Force is to get six upgraded Su-24 Fencer frontline bombers with another six set for upgrade, an Air Force spokesman said on Wednesday.

"In the near future military pilots will fly the six upgraded Su-24 bombers from the Novosibirsk [Siberia] air plant to the base airfield," said Alexander Drobyshevsky.

He also said a second batch of six Sukhoi Su-24M bombers would soon reach the plant for modernization.

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