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Russian Air Force to Get at Least 50 New Tu-160 Bombers

Russian Air Force to Get at Least 50 New Tu-160 Bombers

The Russian Defense Ministry will purchase no less than 50 new Tu-160 (Blackjack) heavy strategic bombers when production is renewed, Russian Air Force Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Thursday. “No less than 50 aircraft over time will be purchased […]


Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

A major overhaul of Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers will be completed in 2019, Boris Naishuler, the director of the Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Production Association’s design center, which upgrades the aircraft, said Tuesday. “The first stage of modernization has been completed; […]


Russia Looking at 2020 for New Generation Long-Range Bomber

Russia Looking at 2020 for New Generation Long-Range Bomber

The Russian Air Force may receive its first PAK DA next generation long-range bomber about 2020 instead of 2025 as initially planned, Russia’s acting deputy Air Force commander, Major General Alexander Chernyayev, has said. “I think the first models of […]


Rogozin Doubts Need to Develop New Strategic Bomber

Rogozin Doubts Need to Develop New Strategic Bomber

A long-running dispute between the Russian military and defense industry over procurement of new weaponry may enter a new phase as Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has questioned the need to develop a new strategic bomber, the Izvestia daily said […]


Some 40 Russian Bombers Exercise Near Japan Frontier

Some 40 Russian Bombers Exercise Near Japan Frontier

About 40 strategic bombers will participate in five-day drills in Russia’s Maritime Territory near the Japanese border, Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Vladimir Drik said on Monday. The long-range aviation exercise, which started earlier in the day, includes aerial bombing and […]


Russian bombers test high-precision weaponry during drills

Russian bombers test high-precision weaponry during drills

BARANOVICHI: Russian strategic and tactical bombers equipped with new high-precision weapons systems have successfully conducted live-firing drills at a practice range in Belarus, a Ground Forces spokesman said on Sunday. The drills at the Obuz-Lesnovski range were part of the […]


 
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