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Cruise Missiles Intercepted In Air Defense Drill

April 16 2012


The Russian air force has completed an air defense drill in the Far East of the country, reports Interfax-AVN.

Four Tu-95MS Bear bombers fired cruise missiles over the Telemba range in the Chita region, said an air force spokesman on Friday.

The missiles served as targets for S-300PS air defense systems, which made successful interceptions, the spokesman said.

Pilots and navigators aboard the bombers also worked on improving interoperability during the flight.


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