Russian bombers flying 40 hours with a record created by NATO fighters during the tracking
Data Figure: Russian figure-95MS strategic bombers.
Song China Global Times special correspondent reports, according to Russia’s “view” reported the Russian Defense Ministry official news and information bureau spokesman Derek on July 29 announced in Moscow, Russia, two-95MS strategic bombers complete graph in Atlantic, Arctic, Pacific and Sea of ??Japan over the patrols, creating a nonstop 40 hours of continuous flight new record here has been monitoring and tracking of NATO fighter aircraft.
Derek said: “The strategic bombers patrol flight crew to create a blank map-95MS aircraft, a new record time, about 40 hours, more than the previous record of four hours bombers flying about 30,000 km. “
Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said that figure-95MS bombers on patrol flights have been at different stages of NATO fighter aircraft surveillance and tracking, mainly Canadian, Norwegian Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-18, F-16 and F-15 fighters.
Derek said map-95MS strategic bombers flying patrol officers on the mission, and Il-78 tanker successfully carried out four aerial refueling operations. Aircraft successfully returned to base by landing at the airport and the pilot’s family and a warm welcome on behalf of headquarters base, create new records by the remote air force pilots will command the reward. Last month, Russian Air Force Tu-160 supersonic strategic bomber pilots also completed a similar patrol, to create the type of aircraft flying in the air 24 hours of continuous record.