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"Killer aircraft carriers" will be in service with Russia


New Russian weapons will completely change the location of military forces on the planet.

In autumn 2018, in the arsenal of the Air and Space Forces of the Russian Federation, new modernized long-range bombers Tu-22M3M will be equipped with supersonic cruise missiles X-32. In fact, it provides an opportunity to destroy any land and sea targets, including anti-missile and air defense systems, enemy strategic objects and aircraft carriers.

Thanks to the modernization of the Tu-22M3 bombers, their military power has increased significantly, in particular, it is known that Russian specialists installed new avionics on these aircrafts, replaced the sighting and navigation complex, and installed new NK-25 engines.

In the coming years, it is planned to put into service in the Russian Federation Air Force at least two or three dozens of Tu-22M3M aircraft, which will greatly enhance the military potential of Russia's long-range strategic aviation.

"While the West is trying to develop new, complex and currently unpromising aircraft and missiles, Russian specialists are modifying existing ones, which allows them to receive effective weapons at a minimum of costs and time", - the expert Avia.pro marks.

As for the supersonic cruise missile X-32, in fact, we are talking about a new kind of airborne weapons capable of hitting targets at distances up to 600-1000 kilometers, inflicting maximum damage on the enemy. The missile itself can travel at speeds up to 5400 km / h, which allows successfully to pass through areas with anti-aircraft and anti-ballistic missiles, in addition, the maximum flight altitude of this missile is 40 kilometers, which is much higher than the response threshold of Western missile defense systems.

Some experts have already called the Russian X-32 missiles invulnerable to the US and NATO.

* Tu-22M3M - modernized Russian long-range supersonic missile-carrying bomber with variable sweep wing.

* X-32 is an airborne cruise missile of the air-to-surface class with a range of 600-1000 km and speed of 4-5,4 thousand km / h of the Raduga ICD design.

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