Posts Tagged ‘Long Range Bombers’

Russian bombers first time use Iranian air base for strikes in Syria

Russia’s long-range bombers Tu-22M3

August 16 – Russia’s long-range bombers Tu-22M3 and frontline bombers Su-34 have destroyed five large armament depots, three command posts and militants’ training camps in Syria used by terrorists for operations in Aleppo, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday. “The air strike has destroyed five large depots with armament, ammunition, fuel and lubricants, militants’…

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Why Russia Sent Long-Range Bombers to Crush ISIL in Syria

Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack Strategic Bomber

November 17, 2015, will go down in history of the Russian Armed Forces as the day when Moscow sent its strategic bombers into combat for the first time in the 21st century. Following a terrorist act which brought down a Kogalymavia Airbus A321 passenger airliner, claiming the lives of all 224 people on board, Russia…

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