Russias improved tu-160m bomber will be installed next year

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 Russias improved tu-160m bomber will be installed next year


Figure 160 bomber in test flight

According to the report, the first flight was completed by a flight crew led by test pilot aMRI nasky jannitz, with an altitude of 1500 meters and a duration of 34 minutes. As part of the upgrade, the tu-160m was retrofitted with new flight and navigation equipment, vehicle communication systems, control systems, radar stations and electronic countermeasures.

At the beginning of last year, Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said that the upgraded tu-160m strategic bomber will begin to install Russian troops in 2021. Shoigu said the tu-160m will be equipped with the latest airborne defense system, anti-jamming communication system and unique weapon system, which can carry conventional weapons and nuclear weapons. The nk-32 engine equipped with the aircraft will provide more powerful flight power for the tu-160m.

Figure - picture of 160m bomber leaving factory

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: u5811557, container: ssp_, async: true});}) ()); at present, the Russian air force is equipped with three strategic bombers, namely figure-95, figure-22m3 and figure-160. At present, all three bombers are faced with the problems of aging body, old equipment, outdated system, etc., which can not be compatible with advanced new air combat weapons. Although Russia has begun to develop the pak-da stealth strategic bomber (i.e. the future long-range aviation system), the test flight of the new bomber will be at least until 2023. During this period, Russia plans to upgrade three existing bombers to meet the latest operational requirements. However, these modifications belong to changing soup without changing medicine, only limited software and hardware upgrades are carried out on the existing body platform. The Tu-160 bomber is a variable swept wing supersonic long-range strategic bomber developed by the Soviet Tupolev Design Bureau. According to previous reports in Russian media, the Russian military decided to upgrade the bomber in 2015. The upgraded tu-160m strategic bomber has a refueling range of 12000km and carries 40 tons of ammunition. The upgraded figure-160m will have its core components completely replaced except that the appearance of the body is the same as that of figure-160. Source: Global Times global network editor: Yao Wenguang nn1682

At present, the Russian air force is equipped with three strategic bombers, namely, figure-95, figure-22m3 and figure-160. At present, all three bombers are faced with the problems of aging body, old equipment, outdated system, etc., which can not be compatible with advanced new air combat weapons. Although Russia has begun to develop the pak-da stealth strategic bomber (i.e. the future long-range aviation system), the test flight of the new bomber will be at least until 2023. During this period, Russia plans to upgrade three existing bombers to meet the latest operational requirements. However, these modifications belong to changing soup without changing medicine, only limited software and hardware upgrades are carried out on the existing body platform.

The Tu-160 bomber is a variable swept wing supersonic long-range strategic bomber developed by the Soviet Tupolev Design Bureau. According to previous reports in Russian media, the Russian military decided to upgrade the bomber in 2015. The upgraded tu-160m strategic bomber has a refueling range of 12000km and carries 40 tons of ammunition. The upgraded figure-160m will have its core components completely replaced except that the appearance of the body is the same as that of figure-160.