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Russian Tu-160 at a speed of 600 kilometers per hour (VIDEO)

RUSSIA (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The Ministry of Defense published a video refueling of strategic Tu-160 bombers at an altitude of more than five kilometers and a speed of 600 kilometers per hour.

The message on the website of the department notes that the flight of the missile carriers lasted more than eight hours. Bombers performed tasks in difficult weather conditions due to strong crosswind.

Refueling was carried out using air tankers IL-78. The distance between the aircraft was less than 30 meters.

In total, about ten long-range aircraft participated in the flight missions.

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