Strategic Bomber “Medved” to Receive New Stuffing
Airborne avionics of all Air Force strategic bombers Tu-95MS missile will be fully modernized by 2020. This was told to “Izvestia” in the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). The planes constituting the backbone of the Russian strategic aviation will be also equipped with new weapons.
JSC “Tupolev” reported that the modernization of the Tu-95MS (NATO classification – Bear) is included in the list of works of the state defense order and is held for the benefit of the Ministry of Defense.
“Now we are finalizing the development work on the modernization of the Tu-95MS, which is effectuated by the St. Petersburg Scientific-Technical Center “Zaslon” under the leadership of JSC “Tupolev”,” a source in the aviation industry told “Izvestia”.