Su-34 bombers target Zhytomyr air base with Kh-59; Runway & vehicles damaged
Russian Su-34 'fullback' fighters targeted the Ukrainian air base in Zhytomyr oblast. Ukraine Forces stated Su-34s fired from Belarus, Russia disguised the move as training flights, The Zhytomyr air base runway & several vehicles damaged by the Kh-59 guided missiles. Kh-59 carries a correlation-optical seeker - autonomous recognition of terrain area. The Su-34 bomber is designed for all-weather & round-the-clock engagement of targets. The fighter bomber can surge to around twice the speed of sound at high altitudes. The Sukhoi Su-34 can perform electronic countermeasure cover & aerial reconnaissance. the jet can withstand maneuvers exerting more than nine times the force of gravity.