Sunday, February 25, 2024

Two Ukrainian Tu-95MS strategic bombers disappear

Two Ukrainian Tu-95MS strategic bombers disappear, reported military-informant.com.

Ukrainian General Prosecutors Office is investigating the case of two illegally sold Tu-95MS nuclear capable strategic bombers.

Along with the aircraft the office is looking for aircraft components, technical documentation and all the documents related to selling, inspection, evaluation, repairs, cannibalization, storage, payment and transportation of the aircraft.

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Earlier, Ukrainian Air Force Tu-95MS retired from military service.

Tu-95MS is a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform. First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 entered service with the Soviet Union in 1956 and is expected to serve the Russian Air Force until at least 2040.

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