MiG-31 interceptor practice in 32,808 feet of stratosphere .

MiG-31 interceptor practice in  32,808 feet of stratosphere .

Russian Air Force MiG-31 supersonic interceptors were used in simulated air battles in the upper atmosphere over Kamchatka in Russia’s Far East, Pacific Fleet press service said Thursday. Read more “MiG-31 pilots practiced simulated aerial combat in the stratosphere, where the second crew acted as targets,” Pacific Fleet Air Force said in a statement, as cited by Interfax news agency. “The combat training mainly focused on practicing techniques of air combat using both offensive and defensive combat maneuvers at high altitudes,” according to the statement. The aircrew of the MiG-31…

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Russian Tu-160 Blackjack – The star of the Sky in syria

Russian Tu-160 Blackjack – The star of the Sky in syria

The newest incarnation of Russia’s Tu-160 supersonic variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber/missile carrier, one of Moscow’s most formidable weapons, is expected to have double the functionality of its current version. In November 2015, the world’s fastest bombers unleashed hell on Daesh terrorists in Syria with Kh-555 and Kh-101 cruise missiles. A year later, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov announced the Russian Aerospace Forces will acquire around 50 upgraded Tu-160M2 planes. The M2 designation indicates that this is the latest version of Russia’s largest, heaviest and fastest bomber, which Tupolev dubbed the ‘White Swan’ and…

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