Tupolev Rolls Out Modernized Tu-22M3M Bomber

Credit: Tu-22M-3: Dmitriy Pichugin
MOSCOW—Russia’s Tupolev, a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corporation, rolled out the first modernized Tu-22M3M strategic bomber Aug. 16. The latest iteration of the Tu-22M Backfire family, the aircraft is expected to make its first flight in September. UAC reports that after factory trials it will...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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