Invincible Weapon: Russian Long-Range Bombers to Receive New Cruise Missiles Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation
Russian Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bombers will be armed with the newest Kh-32 cruise missile, almost invincible to enemy air defenses and interceptor jets.
After a Kh-32 rocket is launched from the aircraft it reaches an altitude of up to 40 km, entering the stratosphere, and then rushes down at the target. Currently, tests of the new missile are in the final stage, a defense industry source told the Russian newspaper Izvestia. Tactical Missiles Corporation also confirmed that the company is now working on the Kh-32 missile. First of all, the newest missile will be aimed at destroying enemy warships, radar stations and targets that seriously distort radar signals for bombers, including bridges, military bases and power stations, military expert Dmitry Kornev said.
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