The Su-24 is a highly effective, long-range, variable geometry wing bomber, which can employ conventional and nuclear weapons. It is capable of
using both bombs and air-to-surface missiles to accurately strike targets in all weather conditions. The aircraft is also equipped with a six-barrel, 23mm
GSh-6-23 or GSh-6-23M cannon with 500 rounds. The bomb armament consists of free fall bombs ranging in weight from 100 kg to 1500 kg.