Russia formed the shape of a new bomber

Russia formed the shape of a new bomber
Promising aviation complex distant Aviation (PAK DA) will be created in time; his view has already been formed. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, the Russian Air Force commander said Maj. Gen. Viktor Bondarev. According to him, the current revision is underway «tactical and technical task.» Details about the type of aircraft Bondarev not disclose.
«I think we all have the strength and the means to create this plane in time, perform all the tasks that we enjoin him, so he just stood up in order to replace or complement our strategic bomber Tu-95 and Tu -160 «, — told Bondarev, without revealing further details of the ambitious project.

About PAK DA yet little understood. Aircraft engaged in the development company «Tupolev». Bomber will not profound modernization of Tu-160 and in the future will change completely composed Distant Russian aviation all strategic Tu-95MS and Tu-160.

According Bondarev, who leads the «Interfax», the first PAK DA will go far in the Russian aviation «sufficient» no later than 2020. The volume of planned purchases commander did not call, but noted that «the Russian Air Force will not buy aircraft aviation Distant more than is required.» Earlier it was reported that the first layout PAK DA will be ready in 2020, and in 2025 the aircraft entered service.

Hopefully bomber will be created with the wide application of stealth technology, get new sighting and navigation system, communications, intelligence and electronic warfare. June 19, 2012 Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin wrote in his own tweet that the plane «should not be a copy of the B-2.» «We need to look beyond the horizon and develop hypersonic distant aviation — military and state» — Rogozin explained.

Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister, in charge of the defense industry, questioned the need for the creation of a new bomber. «Look at the level of development of air and missile defense: all these planes will not fly so far. Neither our thereto, nor them to us. Need to think about very trivial things, «- told Rogozin told the newspaper» Izvestia «.

Distant aviation base of in the current time make strategic bombers Tu-95MS and Tu-160, adopted in the 1956 and 1987 respectively.
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