Contents tagged with Tu-95MS strategic bombers

  • Russian strategic bombers flew twice in two days along Alaska coast

    Two Russian strategic missile carriers Tu-95ms had an 11-hour flight along the coast of Alaska on May 22, reports Russian Ministry of Defence.

    The flight took place over the Chukchi, Bering and Okhotsk seas, and the Russian bombers were escorted by the US Air Force aircraft. The Ministry also stated that on May 21, four Tu-95ms bombers conducted a planned flight with a similar route.

    "Long-range aviation pilots make regular flights over the neutral waters of the Arctic, Atlantic, Black seas, …

  • The Russian Ministry of Defense commented on the presence of Russian aircraft off the coast of Alaska

    A Tu-95MS long-range strategic bomber accompanied by Su-35S multi-purpose fighters carried out a scheduled flight off the coast of Alaska on Thursday, May 4, to RIA Novosti reported citing the Press Service of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

    "In the course of training flights, pilots of Su-35S aircraft performed elements of complex aerobatics, flight along a given route, and piloting of a combat aircraft at extremely low altitudes and maximum permissible altitudes," the commentary on the …

  • Russia will send strategic bombers to Tajikistan to participate in military exercises

    To participate in joint Russian-Tajik exercises, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will send Tu-95MS strategic bombers to Tajikistan. TASS announced the development citing a message from the Ministry of Defense itself.In addition to the Tu-95MS, the crews of the Tu-22MZ rocket carriers will also fly to Tajikistan. The aircraft will fly for several hours, after which they will hit targets at the Kharbmaydon, Momirac and Moscovian ranges.Command and staff exercises to manage the …