Russian defence minister calls to speed up bomber production

SpaceWar.com reports: “Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Friday called for more Su-34 fighter jets to be produced, as Moscow pursues its offensive in Ukraine.

The Kremlin has announced a massive spending hike to accomodate its military needs in Ukraine as its large-scale offensive approaches its second year.

‘These planes are real workhorses. They can make four to five flights a day,’ Shoigu said during a visit to an aeronautical manufacturing base in Novosibirsk in Siberia.

‘That’s why we need to step up, accelerate’ their manufacture, Shoigu said…”

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