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Originally posted by minkey53
What would happen if we did that to them?
Originally posted by ziggy1706
Good. I hope this helps disitigrate globalization* Makes us all realize why we need to take care of our own countrys first, and ar eason to protect and fight for the right reasons, instead of corporate americas evil ways.
Originally posted by Haydn_17
I think this is Russia reminding the world that they arent scared, to be fair though, that bomber wouldn't of even managed to open the bomb door before we shot it down.
Originally posted by mandob453
Thank you for the help like i said here is the UKs tiny supersonic bomber
Originally posted by ShiftTrio
Just something to ponder.. Do you really think in this day and age Russia would use a Bomber to Nuke anything? Not saying its not capable, just seems like an odd way to perform a first strike IMHO
Originally posted by maloy
And guess what? If the Tu-160 was to bomb a British target in reality (absurd as it is), it wouldn't need to be anywhere near British airspace. It fires cruise missiles (Kh-55) with a range over 2,500km.
Russia's Izvestia newspaper this week quoted a "highly placed source" as saying Russia could land Tu-160 supersonic bombers nicknamed "White Swans" in Cuba as a response to a planned U.S. missile defense shield in Europe, which Moscow opposes
Calling on Russian pilots to resume "combat duty," Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Aug. 17 that his country's strategic nuclear bombers would resume their Cold War-era practice of conducting long-range patrols "on a permanent basis." He told reporters that "our pilots have spent too long on the ground. I know that they are happy to now have this chance to begin a new life and we wish them luck." Although the main function of these aircraft is to conduct nuclear missile strikes against the continental United States, Putin said he hoped that other countries would show "understanding" for the Russian decision