Top News on Tupolev Tu-160

  • Heavy metal heroes: the world's seven biggest air force bomber fleets


    ​The Cold War days of nuclear-armed big bombers patrolling on a hair trigger are (hopefully) long behind us, but long-range strike capability remains an air power priority


  • Other News for Tupolev Tu-160

  • Russia to reestablish Tu-160 supersonic bomber production line


    ​The Russian defense ministry has confirmed that it will restart the production line for the Soviet-era Tupolev Tu-160...


  • Tupolev Tu-160 pair make first transatlantic flight


    A pair of Tupolev Tu-160 bombers (NATO codename Blackjack) made the type's first-ever transatlantic flight, and...


  • Russians claim bomber flights over US territory went undetected


    <P><BR>The Russian air force proved the capabilities of its upgraded&nbsp;Tupolev Tu-160 bombers earlier this year,...


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  • Heavy metal heroes: the world's seven biggest air force bomber fleets

    News | 01 May 2015 14:55

    ​The Cold War days of nuclear-armed big bombers patrolling on a hair trigger are (hopefully) long behind us, but long-range strike capability remains an air power priorityhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Heavy-metal-heroes-the-worlds-seven-biggest-air-force-bomber-fleets-411830/
  • Russia to reestablish Tu-160 supersonic bomber production line

    News | 30 Apr 2015 12:05 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Russian defense ministry has confirmed that it will restart the production line for the Soviet-era Tupolev Tu-160 “Blackjack” supersonic strategic bomber.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-to-reestablish-Tu-160-supersonic-bomber-production-line-411778/
  • Kings of the swingers: Top 13 swing-wing aircraft

    News | 26 Sep 2014 11:17 | Craig Hoyle

    ​As the operators of Europe’s Panavia Tornado mark the 40th anniversary of its first flight, we bring together a baker’s dozen of variable geometry aircraft – only most of which made it into operational service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kings-of-the-swingers-Top-13-swing-wing-aircraft-404176/
  • PICTURES: Russia celebrates air force centenary

    News | 16 Aug 2012 15:56 | Vladimir Karnozov

    More than 110 aircraft took part in three-day celebrations of the Russian air force's 100 anniversary at the Ramenskoye aerodrome in Zhukovsky near Moscow...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Russia-celebrates-air-force-centenary-375577/
  • Russian PAK-DA bomber in doubt, says minister

    News | 06 Jun 2012 14:55 | Howard Gethin

    Moscow's PAK-DA long-range bomber intended to replace the Tupolev Tu-160 and Tu-95 could be at risk ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-PAK-DA-bomber-in-doubt-says-minister-372687/
  • PARIS: Russia's air force gets real

    News | 18 Jun 2011 09:00 | Alan Dron

    Senior officers in Russia's air force can see glimmers of light after the gloom of the 1990s and early 2000s. The question is whether these glimmers are yet another false dawn.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Russias-air-force-gets-real-357486/