Skip to comments.Putin Calls for New Long-Range Bomber and UAVs
Posted on 06/17/2012 8:03:43 PM PDT by QT3.14
Russia must start development of a long-range bomber aircraft, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday at a meeting on defense orders.
"We have to develop work on the new PAK-DA long-range bomber aircraft for Long-Range Aviation. I know how expensive and complex this is. We have talked about this many times with ministers, and with the head of the General Staff. The task is not easy from a scientific-technical standpoint, but we need to start work," Putin said.
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Hmph! Guess Vlad is fearful of all those surrounding Muslims and Chinese. He spends far too much time concentrating on Europe.
The task would be much harder if we undercut the price of oil and natural gas to cut Russia’s income.
Putin has a longer boarder and not as many people to guard it. Talk about infiltrating problems, he’s in deep doo doo. Long range aircraft can also mean a stronger self preservation factor for the vast amount of territory they possess, not necessarily world conquest.
The Russians have been talking about building a new bomber for the past 20 years.
I say go 'retro'.
Is 'Vlad' in on it? Transmit that to him...
Russia can’t afford a new long range bomber.
Yo puttie, put a sock in it pal.
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