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The Sukhoi Su-24 ( NATO code Fencer ) is a Soviet frontline variable geometry all-weather bomber . In total, about 1,400 copies were produced. 

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Soukhoï Su-24


Sukhoi Su-24M in flight (2009).

Builder Soukho
RoleBombardier
Premier vol
Commissioning
Date of withdrawalAlways in service
Number built1 400
Crew
2 men (1 pilot and 1 weapon system operator )
Motorization
EngineSaturn/Lyulka AL-21 F-3A
Name2
Dimensions

wingspanwings extended: 17.64 m
wings folded: 10.37  m
Length24,60 m
Height6,19 m
Masses
Empty22 300 kg
Maximum39 570 kg
Performances
Maximum speed2 320 km/h (Mach 2,18)
Ceiling16 500 m
Rayon d'action1 400 km
Armament
Internal1 × 23 × 115 mm GSh-6-23M cannon with 500 shells
outer8000 kg including smooth, guided (Laser and TV) and nuclear bombs, rockets, missiles, ECM pod

Operators


In 2015, according to one estimate, the global Su-24 fleet was equivalent to 403 active aircraft, or 2.8% of the global combat aircraft fleet 5 .

 Russia (302) 5
Russian Naval Aviation – As of 2015, 22 Su-24M Fencer-Ds were in service with the Russian Navy .
Russian Air Force - Inherited from the Soviet Air Force in 1991, the Russian Fencers found themselves engaged during the first and then the second Chechen war from 1994 to 2000. A total of 4 aircraft were lost during its conflicts. Used again in 2008 in South Ossetia , the Russian Air Force today appears to possess 280 Fencers , including Su-24Ms, Su-24M2s and Su-24MRs. Over the next few years, they should be replaced by 
Sukhoi Su-34s .


Angola
Angolan National Air Force - Angola claims to have received 12 Su-24M from Belarus [ ref.  desired] , but this is not confirmed. The UN reportedly officially recorded the delivery of at least 1 Su-24 to Angola 6 .

Algeria (23)
Algerian Air Force (Su-24M2)

Iran (24)
Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force - EnJanuary 1991, 24 Iraqi Su-24MK Fencer-Ds were transferred to Iran for temporary refuge following attacks on major airfields during Operation Desert Storm . These Iraqi planes were interpreted by the Iranians as a gift from their former adversary, and were seized by the Iranian army.

Su-24MR Fencer-E Ukraine.

Sudan (3) 
Sudanese Air Force - In 2013 Sudan purchased 12 Fencer-Ds from Belarus 7 . In 2015, only 3 Su-24MKs were transferred to Sudan.

Syria (18)
Syrian Air Force - A total of 22 aircraft were received by Syria, including 20 Su-24MKs from the Soviet Union, and 1 Su-24MK and 1 Su-24MR from Libya 8 . All Su-24MKs were upgraded to the SU-24M2 standard between 2009 and 2013. Today [When?] , in the midst of a civil war, Syria still has 18 aircraft in operation.

Ukraine (11)
Ukrainian Air Force – Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Ukraine reportedly recovered nearly 250 Su-24 Fencer-A , Su-24M Fencer-D and Su-24MR Fencer-E aircraft . Due to the war that has affected the country since 2014, as well as poor maintenance of the aircraft, Ukraine has, in 2015, more than 11 Su-24M.

Additional information

Variants 
Su-19 [Doubtful Information] Fencer , (or rather T-6-1) Prototype 1969
Su-24 Fencer A , Improved version
Su-24 Fencer B , New improvements and the appearance of a parachute in the tail
Su-24 Fencer C , New Electronics
Su-24M Fencer D , Main version, advanced avionics , introduction of terrain following radar , attack and target designation system, 1983
Su-24MR Fencer E , reconnaissance version
Su-24MP Fencer F , electronic reconnaissance and anti-radar version

Design
When the Soviets saw the first images of the American F-111 , in 1964, they became aware of the delay they had in the field of the bomber of penetration at low altitude. Having to oppose only modest and old Yak-28 Brewer and Iliouchine Il-28 Beagle , they were inspired by the design of the American to conceive their own.

LeJuly 2, 1967, in great secrecy, the first prototype of the Su-24 makes its first flight . The information will not arrive in the West until 1971 . In 1975 , it entered service and already 

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