- Photo: RIA Novosti
Russian Air Force held large-scale four-day exercise long-range aircraft. With ten airports in the air have risen about 90 aircraft. Among them — all strategic missile air base in Engels (Volga region).
The crews of the Tu-160 and Tu-95 practiced interaction in combat missions. They had to get out from under the attack of the enemy, to fly at a given point, under the guise of his fighters perform tactical missile launches and give a dogfight.
To date, the maximum flight duration turboprop Tu-95 is 42 hours with four fill-ups, said "