Russia arms Su-34s with air-to-air missiles in Syria for 1st time

Russian Su-34 bombers, additionally equipped with air-to-air missiles, have set out on their first mission in Syria, said Igor Klimov, spokesman for the Russian Air Force. “Today, Russian Su-34 fighter-bombers have made their first sortie equipped not only with high explosive aviation bombs and hollow charge bombs, but also with short- and medium-range air-to-air missiles,” Klimov said. “The planes are equipped with missiles for defensive purposes,” he added. The missiles have target-seeking devices and are

"Russia arms Su-34s with air-to-air missiles in Syria for 1st time"