Russia might develop single-seat attack jet based on Su-34

Chairman of Russia’s Federation Council Defense and Security Committee, Viktor Bondarev, disclosed that Russia might one day have a new single-seat attack jet based on the Su-34.

Refuelling a Sukhoi Su-34 (RF-95847)
By Alex Beltyukov (https://russianplanes.net/id210968) [CC BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

The former head of the Russian Air Force added that the new jet will replace the Su-25 and have twice the payload.

An anonymous source told TASS that development could start in 2018.

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