Tag: Tupolev Tu-160

Russia to Renew Tu-160 Supersonic Bombers Fleet by 2030

Reading Time: 1 minute The entire fleet of Tupolev Tu-160 supersonic strategic missile-carrying bombers with new weapons is expected to be renewed by 2030, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Wednesday. “We are going to purchase the entire fleet of our strategic Tu-160 bombers in their new version and carry out heavy upgrade of operational aircraft where […]

Putin Proposes Civilian Version of Tupolev Tu-160 Bomber

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed creating a civil version of the Tupolev Tu-160 supersonic strategic bomber. He voiced the idea while visiting Kazan Aviation Plan to attend the presentation of the bomber’s modernized version, the Tu-160M. The newly assembled aircraft named after Gen. Pyotr Deynekin (a Soviet and then Russian aif force commander) made […]