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On the Kazan aircraft plant was held rolled out the Russian missile-bomber Tu-22M3M, reports TASS.
“The first prototype Tu-22МЗМ was created as part of an ambitious program of modernization of aircraft systems strategic and long-range aviation, which performs PJSC “Tupolev” at the present time. The next stage of the program is the deep modernization of the first batch of combat aircraft, the Tu-22MZ”, — said at the ceremony General Director of “Tupolev” Alexander Konyukhov.
After the presentation of the Tu-22МЗМ will be transferred to the phase of ground and flight tests.
“The decision on the beginning of modernization of aircraft building, defense will make the results of joint state tests. In General, the program of modernization of aircraft systems will allow for the operation of aircraft of strategic and long-range aviation for the long term and efficient performance of their tasks” — said grooms.
New bomber Tu-22M3M has artificial intelligence. This statement was made commander Distant aircraft Sergey kobylash.
In June of this year, the captain of the first rank Konstantin Sivkov said that the Tu-22M3 is equipped with three cruise missile X-32, capable of hitting any us aircraft carrier.
Multimode distant bombers Tu-22M3 is designed to defeat ground and sea targets with large, medium and small heights, adopted in 1989. Just released 268 of the aircraft modification. Bombers Tu-22M3 bombers participated in the strikes on terrorists in Syria.
To the level of Tu-22M3M it is planned to upgrade about 30 Tu-22M3. The updated car will receive modern avionics and weapons. In the future Tu-22M3M will be equipped with hypersonic missiles, aircraft complex “Dagger”, range in which the composition of the missile-bomber is estimated at three thousand kilometers.
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