Two strategic bomber Tu-160 the Russian space forces carried out planned flights over neutral waters of the Baltic sea. This was reported in the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.
the flight Duration exceeded eight hours. At individual stages of the Russian planes were accompanied by fighters of Finland, Denmark, Poland and Sweden, RIA Novosti reported.
the Pilots of distant aircraft of the Russian Federation make regular flights over the waters of the Arctic, North Atlantic, Black sea and Baltic sea, and the Pacific ocean. The defense Ministry stressed that all flights are in strict accordance with international rules of airspace use.
Earlier it was reported that the Kazan aviation plant named after S. P. Gorbunov was transferred to the defense Ministry two modernized strategic bomber Tu-160. On airplanes “Ivan Yarygin” and “Vasily Reshetnikov” permanently based in the garrison Engels near Saratov, experts have perfected a system of inertial navigation, engine controls and weapons.