Russia to Deploy 10 Strategic Bombers to Crimea for Snap Drills

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian military will deploy ten Tu-22M3 Backfire C supersonic strategic bombers to Crimea as part of the current large-scale snap inspection of combat readiness, a source in the Defense Ministry told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

Tu-22M3 is a long-range strategic bomber capable of carrying nuclear weapons….

The snap inspection of the combat readiness of the Northern Fleet as well as several units of Western, Southern and Eastern Military Districts began on March 16 and will last until Saturday.

Full article: Russia to Deploy 10 Strategic Bombers to Crimea for Snap Drills (Sputnik News)

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