“The upgraded Su-24М2 front-line bombers were transferred from the presence of the Air Force of the Russian Federation as part of military-technical assistance to the Syrian Army in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group”,told the portal's own correspondent.
According to unconfirmed information, while the Syrian Air Force received the 2 of the aircraft, "further 8 combat vehicles will be transferred further," the article says.
According to the resource, “the Su-24М2 bomber is a further (after the Su-24M) modernization of the Russian Su-24 combat aircraft and is distinguished by an improved version of the AIR and the extended list of weapons used.”
It is noted that now in the composition of high-precision weapons aircraft "includes missiles X-31P and X-59M." Also Su-24М2 "can use free-falling bombs with a complex flight path."