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Modernised Tu-160M makes first flight

Khalem Chapman

Tupolev – part of the United Aircraft Corporation – has announced the successful first test flight of the Tupolev Tu-160M – a modernised variant of its supersonic, variable-geometry strategic bomber family.

Khalem Chapman

ANALYSIS: Hypersonic missiles may save B-1B

Thomas Newdick

WHILE SENIOR USAF officials consider divesting B-1Bs in favour of more B-21s, an experiment by the service’s 412th Test Wing (TW) may point to a reprieve for the bomber.

Thomas Newdick