The media learned about the preparation of the Tu-160 and Tu-95 for combat use

Strategic bomber-missile carrier Tu-160. 2011

Photo: Dmitry Rogulin/TASS

At the air base Engels in the Russian Tu-160 and Tu-95 cruise missile set, told TASS military-diplomatic source. According to him, the aircraft “ready to perform tasks with combat launches” of missiles

Russian strategic bombers Tu-160 and Tu-95 are in the mode of combat duty on the air base, “Engels”, located in the Saratov region. It is reported by TASS, citing a military-diplomatic source.

According to him, the base personnel sets on aircraft cruise missiles and preparing the aircraft for combat use. “The aviation strike groups air force base ready to perform tasks with combat launches of cruise missiles,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

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