- Feb 13, 2006
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Think of it as a deeply modernized Tu-160. Something like B-1B packed with latest weapons and avionics. They are not looking for clean-sheet desing and its clever decision, because Tu-160 still has a lot of development potential. Considering the age of Russian bombers, they also need quantity, not only quality (to replace old fleet), so hyperultracostly solution like B-2 is worthless for them.tacitblue said:The Russian Air Force may receive its first PAK DA next generation long-range bomber about 2020 instead of 2025 as initially planned, Russia’s acting deputy Air Force commander, Major General Alexander Chernyayev, has said.