And that's the most unimportant aspect of that aircraft!
It has been converted to carry FAB bombs
And i was wondering for some time why Russia didn't do that .. To use very Big Soviet
Bombers to bomb ISIS ,those bombers ,specially the Bear that is semi armored? and can stay 24 hours in the air.. could be filled with hundreds of Bombs and do carpet bombing for hours easily.
And virtually cover and entire city with Bombs.. They could be used to bombs terrorist forces very spread over a large zone.
After Russia began to bomb Syria with precision bombs.. US and its coalition gave orders
the terrorist to spread as much as possible and move in small groups.. to make less effective the bombing.. IT also help Russia with the aspect of security because can use their modern planes for tactical strikes ..and the big cargo planes for carpet bombing and throw very huge