Jun 22, 2014

Tu-95 bomber fires new cruise missiles at Kamchatka range in training

A Tu-95MS strategic bomber in exercises on Friday fired six new high precision cruise missiles at targets in Kamchatka.
The ground targets in the Kura firing range in Kamchatka were hit successfully.
The cruise missiles were launched during air tactical exercises of air squadrons from the Engels air force base, the Saratov region in Russia's southeastern European part. Eight strategic bombers Tu-95MS missile carriers from the Engels base participated in the exercises. The aircraft took off for the missions from the Ukrainka air field, the source added.
The crew of the Tu-95 was in the air for about seven hours.

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