At the 43rd kilometer of Warsaw highway there is an obelisk dedicated to the hero… and we Vladivostok there is a street named after him.
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Original taken from ihoraksjuta in Tu-95
The first attempt to create in the USSR an Intercontinental bomber was a deep modernization of the Tu-4. “The plane is 80” (his first flight took place on 1 December 1949) covered a distance of 8,000 km, But soon began the Korean war clearly demonstrated the futility of the development of long-range bombers based on piston engines: jet fighters left her fewer and fewer chances to break through to protected objects. That is why, despite the possibility of achieving a range over 12,000 miles, terminated further work on following the Soviet strategic bomber Tu-85. As a new model of this machine was supposed to create a bomber with a maximum speed of 900-950 km/h, carrying up to 20 tons, a flight range up to 14-15 thousand km and an altitude of 13-14 km.
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Original taken from salatau in The Independent: “obsolete” Russian army is shocking Israel
Their military equipment and strategy are outdated , bombs and missiles, their air force is rather stupid than smart , and the Russian fleet rather rusty than efficient. For several decades this has been the prevailing view of Western military leaders about their Russian colleagues. But what they saw in Syria and Ukraine, became for them shock.
In Syria military aircraft of Russia did more sorties per day than the coalition led by the USA produced for the month. The Russian Navy launched missiles from the Caspian sea to a distance of 1.5 thousand kilometers and ensure the safety of supply routes leading into Syria. The air defence system deployed by the Russians in Syria and in the East of Ukraine made possible strikes by the West against Assad’s regime and the Ukrainian separatists it is extremely dangerous.
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