Shock aviation group air force in Crimea will be enhanced long-range bombers Tu-22M3, whose affected area extends far beyond the borders of the Black sea. A similar solution is considered to be one of the responses to the deployment of the U.S. missile base in Romania.
American management announced the construction of a missile base in Romania, whose radius of action is to hit the Black sea. In response to this, Russia is taking steps to completely negate all the attempts of the United States to secure superiority in the region. Thus, it became known that the shock aviation Crimea will strengthen the squadron of long-range bombers Tu-S.
"In this step is recognized as sufficient to place on the airfield in Crimea, a squadron of Tu-22M3. Her combat abilities will greatly enhance air cover in the Black sea and the black sea region", - quotes "Interfax" the representative of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.
He added that, even, "one of the measures taken in response to placement on the territory of Romania us antimissile base". "The range Tu-22M3 and his missiles extends far beyond the borders of the Black sea", - said the defense Ministry.
In the future Russia will only increase military presence in the region, which allows it to guarantee the security of its own people. "It is likely that in the following grouping of Tu-22M3 in the Crimea will be increased to a regiment," he stated adept defense Department.
Far the Tupolev-Tu-22M3 is designed to defeat ground, sea, moving and stationary targets of ultrasonic guided missiles and bombs with simple or nuclear charge. Limit the speed of flight of a combat vehicle is 2 thousand km per hour, and the weapons complex includes 10 managed cruise missile of class "air-surface", "air-ship" and "air radar", also bombs and abiamiri.
Earlier, an anonymous source in the Russian defense Ministry told that in case of military aggression of the United States on the Russian Federation to base interceptor missiles large-scale American missile defense system in Romania will be the first target for local impact funds. Now their list has added long-range bombers Tu-22, capable of other things to bear nuclear warheads.
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