Three long-range anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142M3 Pacific fleet worked out the search and tracking of submarines of the conditional enemy in the Sea of Okhotsk. This was reported by the press service of the Pacific Fleet.
According to the report, three long-range anti-submarine Tu-142M3 took off from the Kamenny Ruchei airfield and patrolled over the Sea of Okhotsk, during which a search was made for submarines of a conditional enemy.
During the flight, the crews of three long-range Tu-142mz anti-submarine aircraft from the Kamenny Ruchey aerodrome worked out the search, classification, tracking and application tasks over the Sea of Okhotsk weapons enemy conventional submarines
- said in a statement.
In addition, the crews worked out the integrated use of radar and sonar detection equipment, staging buoys, receiving and analyzing the information transmitted by them. After detecting enemy submarines in a given area, the aircraft inflicted a conditional blow on them.
Tu-142M aircraft are a modernized version of the long-range Tu-142 anti-submarine aircraft, created on the basis of the Tu-95 strategic bomber. In the version of the Tu-142M3 was adopted in 1985, was mass-produced until 1994. The maximum flight range exceeds 12 km, flight speed with a mass of 000 tons at an altitude of 138 meters - up to 7000 km / h. Flight duration - 855 hours. The aircraft are equipped with submarine detection tools, as well as missiles, bombs and mines.