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Tu-160 record-breaking 23-hour patrol

Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bomber - Photo: Zimin Vasiliy

Photo: Zimin Vasiliy

RIA NovostiRussian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bomber Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bomber

15:04 15/06/2010 The Tu-160 is a supersonic, variable-geometry heavy bomber, designed to strike strategic targets with nuclear and conventional weapons deep in continental theaters of operation>>

RIA NovostiRussian strategic bombers complete record duration flightRussian strategic bombers complete record duration flight

11:05 10/06/2010 Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers have carried out a record-breaking 23-hour patrol with a planned flight range of 18,000 kilometers (over 11,000 miles), an Air Force spokesman said on Thursday>>

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Almost-24-hour mission for 2 Tupolev aircraft Tu-160 Blackjack!

RIA NovostiRussian Tu-160Russian strategic bombers carry out record nonstop flight

19:22 09/06/2010 Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers are carrying out a 23-hour patrol with a planned flight range of 18,000 kilometers (over 11,000 miles), an Air Force spokesman said on Wednesday.>>

Video about a Tu-160 patrol that flew over 15 hours two years ago:

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Russian arsenal to be displayed on 9th May 2010

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Military hardware to take part in VE-Day paradeMilitary hardware to take part in VE-Day parade

01:47 01/05/2010 Description of military hardware to take part in VE-Day parade on Red Square on May 9, 2010>>

Click on the picture above. Once on the infographic, click on the arrows on your right to scroll the aircraft, vehicules, tanks, and weapons that are to be shown that day. Then, hover over (or put your pointer on) the object to read its characteristics

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Russia – Strategic bombers top billing

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Strategic Bomber SU-24Strategic bombers are crucial for national security

14:54 24/12/2009 On December 23, Russia marked the Strategic Aviation Day, which was established to commemorate the creation of the world’s first squadron of heavy bombers in 1914. Since then strategic aviation has become an element of the strategic nuclear triad ensuring Russia’s security.>>

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Russia’s next generation bomber

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Exhibition to mark 120th birthday of Andrey TupolevTupolev aircraft maker to develop Russia’s new strategic bomber

17:24 19/08/2009 The Russian Defense Ministry and the Tupolev aircraft maker have signed a contract on the development of a new-generation strategic bomber>>

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Russia – Air Force prospects

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Пилотажная группа Commander outlines future of the Russian Air Force

19:11 05/08/2009 New and modernized aircraft will comprise 70% of the Russian Air Force by 2020, the Air Force commander said on Wednesday.>>

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