The following video shows some of the most lethal planes of the “Resurgent” Russian Air Force at work.
The footage, most probably aired by a Russian TV, was filmed at the strategic airbase of Engels, in the Volga Ural Military District, home of a huge Moscow’s strategic bomber force, including Tu-160, Tu-95 and Tu-22 aircraft.
More than 40 bombers are believed to be based there.
Air-to-air footage of these “exotic” bombers makes the video worth a look.
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I realize a lot of front line western aircraft are really old, but the newest aircraft in the videos, the TU-160 is 30 years old. A similar video from the US Air Force would feature the B-52, but it would also feature the B-2…