Russian Air Force conducted large-scale exercises long-range aircraft

  • Photo: RIA Novosti
  • 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 "Lead. "

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