Russia Receives Modernized Strategic Bomber
(Source: Forecast International; issued November 23, 2015)
MOSCOW --- Aviakor, a Russian aviation plant, has completed and delivered a modernized Tu-95MSM. The upgraded strategic bomber has advanced radar and can carry a greater range of weapons.

According to Russian media, the upgrade process took around three months. Another bomber is currently undergoing modernization and will be finished before the end of the year.

The upgraded bombers can carry up to eight Kh-101 cruise missiles or they can be outfitted with nuclear missiles.

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