Tu-95Продолжение: Posted a video of the defeat of the positions of Russian cruise missiles
Strategic bombers Tu-95MS bombers the Russian space forces have hit back with cruise missiles X-101 for the “Islamic state” (IG) in Syria. This was reported in the defense Ministry, RIA Novosti reported.
The aircraft took off from the Engels airbase in the Saratov region, flew to Syria over Iran and Iraq, and then attacked the most important sites of the Islamic state and “Jabhat an-Nusra” (both organizations are banned in Russia) in the provinces of Deir ez-Zor and Idlib, said the defense Ministry.
The objectives have become command centers of the terrorists, the areas of concentration of militants, their equipment and ammunition depots. “Objective monitoring data confirmed the defeat of all the purposes”, — noted in the defense Ministry.
They added that the cover of bombers carried out the su-30 and su-35, based on Syrian airbase Hamim. Sami Tu-95MS flew about seven thousand kilometers, once to refuel from Il-78.
September 22 in Idlib to terrorists was hit with cruise missiles “Calibre” from the submarine “Great Novgorod” the black sea fleet. The objectives have become militants, who on 19 September was surrounded by Russian military police in the area of de-escalation “Idlib”.