Russia Flies First Upgraded Tu-22M3M Bomber

Credit: Tu-22M3: Dmitriy Pichugin
Tupolev has completed its first flight of an upgraded version of Russia’s 41-year-old Tu-22M3 that aims to increase the range and lethality of the bomber and missile carrier. The first flight of the Tu-22M3M on Dec. 28 from the Kazan Aviation Plant comes about two months late, but allows flight...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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