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Thursday, 6 October 2016

Russia activates new strategic bomber air division in Eastern Military District

Russia is finalizing the activation of a second heavy bomber air division to be stationed in the east of the country, according to the Izvestia daily. The mission of the new large unit operating Tupolev Tu-95MS (NATO reporting name: Bear-H) strategic and Tu-22M3 (Backfire-C) long-range cruise missile-carrying bombers will include patrolling the Pacific in the vicinity of Japan, Hawaii and Guam. 
A RuAF Tu-95MS strategic bomber
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