National Interest named Russian weapon "which Biden should be wary of"

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The Russian Federation has a strong army equipped with sophisticated weapons and military equipment. This defensive power is highly regarded in the United States.

The military potential of Russia is discussed by the American author Trevor Filset, whose article was published by The National Interest.



The US press called the formidable Russian weaponthat President Joe Biden should be wary of. According to the author, these are heavy bombers Tu-160, or "Blackjack", as they are called in the North Atlantic Alliance.

Despite their venerable age, these aircraft are still considered the largest and heaviest representatives of the bomber aviation... The closest competitor of the Tu-160, the American B-1B Lancer, which was born a little earlier than the Russian, has a more modest size and weight.

While still in service with the USSR Air Force, the aircraft set many world records, including records for speed, maximum take-off weight and flight altitude with large loads on board.

Perhaps thanks to this incredible track record, the bomber is still in service with the modern Russian Air Force.

- the author suggests.

In fact, the Tu-160 strategic bombers are clearly not the only Russian weapons that America should reckon with. It should not forget, for example, about Russian nuclear submarines and hypersonic weapons.

It is assumed that it is precisely about the reduction of armaments that Biden's conversation with Putin in Geneva on June 14 may first of all go.
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  1. +10
    14 2021 June
    This article is a sample article about nothing.
    The Tu-160 is clearly not the only Russian weapon that America should reckon with. It should not forget, for example, about Russian nuclear submarines and hypersonic weapons.
    The author of the captain is obvious, it was also necessary to indicate the RS-24 "Yars" and the Kalashnikov assault rifle. So that there were more letters.
    1. +4
      14 2021 June
      which Biden should be wary of
      And how was Biden introduced here? As the most fearful of Americans, or as the most daring? He alone will be afraid or what? :))
      1. +2
        14 2021 June
        a formidable Russian weapon that President Joe Biden should be wary of.

        Biden should be wary of Alzheimer's.

        The author is apparently already friends with this guy.

        And Russia has something to defend against the aggressor.
    2. +2
      14 2021 June
      Biden needs to be wary of a stroke and blood clots. Work less in the garden and stay cool in the sun
    3. -2
      14 2021 June
      Quote: Pechkin
      This article is a sample article about nothing.
      The Tu-160 is clearly not the only Russian weapon that America should reckon with. It should not forget, for example, about Russian nuclear submarines and hypersonic weapons.
      The author of the captain is obvious, it was also necessary to indicate the RS-24 "Yars" and the Kalashnikov assault rifle. So that there were more letters.

      Despite the fact that we constantly extol that 160, (Mostly those who do not know anything except paper characteristics), specialists (and Russian ones as well) prefer b1b.
      1. 0
        14 2021 June
        The Tu-160 is more like the B1A (though only a few prototypes were built). And the B1B is a bomber capable of breaking through air defense at low altitude, it has a terrain bend mode and work was carried out there to reduce visibility. But the speed was cut there (although here on the site people associated with aviation wrote that supersonic in the life of the Tu-160 is not needed, since then there will not be enough fuel), and the Tu-160, which should not enter the enemy's air defense zone, needs to fly to a given target area of ​​destruction by missiles. True, the Tu-160 can bomb, just like the B1B can use missiles.
    4. 0
      14 2021 June
      Quote: Pechkin
      This article is a sample article about nothing.
      The Tu-160 is clearly not the only Russian weapon that America should reckon with. It should not forget, for example, about Russian nuclear submarines and hypersonic weapons.
      The author of the captain is obvious, it was also necessary to indicate the RS-24 "Yars" and the Kalashnikov assault rifle. So that there were more letters.

      the superiority of the TU 160 over American counterparts is obvious, the Americans know that Russia is too tough for them militarily and are engaged in the development of weapons against weak countries, there are all kinds of aircraft carriers ... to continue to plunder their colonies around the world
      1. -1
        14 2021 June
        I wonder if you really think so or are kidding.
        1. 0
          15 2021 June
          that you could see such a frivolous (humorous), in the statement of the obvious fact that the nuclear triad ensures the strategic security of the Russian Federation and other nuclear countries ... is the captain obvious?
  2. 0
    14 2021 June
    Do not be afraid, the athlete will not offend the grandfather.
  3. 0
    14 2021 June
    In fact, the Tu-160 strategic bombers are clearly not the only Russian weapons that America should reckon with. It should not forget, for example, about Russian nuclear submarines and hypersonic weapons.

    Our nuclear triad has been listed - what is the novelty here and what is new for them to fear if they have known this since 1972?
  4. +2
    14 2021 June
    Biden should be afraid of old age, insanity and get lost somewhere in Switzerland
  5. +2
    14 2021 June

    Tu-160 (NATO Blackjack classification) is a supersonic bomber-missile carrier with a variable sweep wing, created by the Tupolev Design Bureau in the 1980s. In service since 1987. The Russian Air Force currently has 16 Tu-160 strategic missile carriers. Among Russian pilots, the plane has the nickname "White Swan".
    The performance characteristics of the Tu-160:
    Dimensions: maximum wing span - 55,7 m., Minimum - 35,6 m., Length - 54,1 m., Height - 13,2 m.
    Wing area - 360,0 square. m
    Aircraft weight, kg
    - empty - 110 000
    - normal takeoff - 267 600
    - maximum take-off - 275 000
    Engine type - 4 TRDDF NK-32, unloading thrust –4x137,2 kN, afterburner - 4x247,5 kN.
    Maximum speed at altitude - 2230 km / h, cruising - 917 km / h.
    Practical range without refueling: 12 300 km.
    Combat radius: 6 000 km.
    Practical ceiling - 15 000 m.
    Crew - 4 person
    Armament: different target load with a total weight of 22 500 kg is placed in two ventral compartments, the maximum load is up to 40 000 kg. The armament includes tactical and strategic cruise missiles X-55 and X-55M, as well as short-range aeroballistic hypersonic SD X-15 (M = 5) with nuclear and non-nuclear warheads, as well as adjustable aerial bombs CAB of various types to CAB-1500 , the usual types of bombs, as well as mines.
    1. -1
      14 2021 June
      There are probably no such missiles now.
      1. -3
        14 2021 June
        Quote: V1er
        Tu-160 - bla - bla - bla- Has been in service since 1987 ...


        Tu-160 entered service in 2005.

        In service
        - this is when you want, but it does not work out. laughing

        The aircraft has been in serial production since 1984.

        And it was put into service in 2005, after Putin took a ride on it.

        Former executives played toys with Americans. And finished badly before the destruction of most of the aircraft.
        1. +1
          14 2021 June
          Quote: For example
          And it was put into service in 2005, after Putin took a ride on it.

          Alas, the date of adoption does not depend on the "gurneys" of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief. The plane with the crew of Yura Deineko just crashed. They began to sort it out and, among other "miracles" with this plane, found out that in the troubled 90s, out of forgetfulness, they stupidly forgot to take the plane into service.
    2. -1
      14 2021 June
      It is assumed that it is precisely about the reduction of armaments that Biden's conversation with Putin in Geneva on June 14 may first of all go.

      We have nothing to cut, especially in strategic aviation. Tu-160 at least a dozen typed in combat readiness? On the contrary, we need to build more.
    3. +1
      14 2021 June
      This is the data of the beginning of production of this aircraft. A little later, Kh-555 missiles appeared.
      At the moment, only X-102 (X-101) missiles are in service. Everything else besides the CD was never used, even in the initial version.
  6. 0
    14 2021 June
    The US press has named a formidable Russian weapon that President Joe Biden should be wary of.

    Grandfather is old, he doesn’t care.
  7. 0
    14 2021 June
    Biden's conversation with Putin may be the first to go about arms reductions
    He presented how Biden "from a position of strength" demands the reduction of Russian armaments in connection with the lag of the United States in some types. Then what kind of force, from the position of which he intends to talk, can we talk? Is it about an American overwhelmed by his importance and overwhelmed swagger, who has big problems in his country both with democracy and with freedom of speech, or with virtual power, in which everyone is simply obliged to believe?
  8. 0
    14 2021 June
    Tu 160 is understandable to the layman, an airplane is an airplane. But replacing the SS 20 Satan with Sarmat is a really deadly option. And you think that, with a salvo launch of the Sarmats, China will not start catching up with its own, and Kim Jong-un will sign.
  9. 0
    14 2021 June
    This Pushkov magazine is already pretty boring.

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