Russian strategic bombers to conduct exercises Oct. 16-30

While the US conducts ‘TopOff’ (dirty bombs simulations in Guam, Portland, and Phoenix), the Russians stage pretend bomber raids over much of the world. Add this to the ‘suicide’ of Charles Reichers (did he object to something?). — PID

October 18, 2007

MOSCOW, October 15 (RIA Novosti) — Russian strategic bombers will conduct October 16-30 a series of long-range training flights, with simulated bomber raids and missile launches, an Air Force spokesman said on Monday.

“Russian strategic bombers Tu-160, Tu-95 and Tu-22M3, and Il-78 aerial tankers will conduct flights over the Arctic region, the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, and the Black Sea, with simulated bombing raids and firing of cruise missiles at testing grounds in northern and southern Russia,” Colonel Alexander Drobyshevsky said.

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