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#81 shep854

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Posted 28 April 2017 - 1951 PM

 

 

 

Wouldn't it be hilarious if they sent a B52 up to greet a Tu-95?  "HI! WE'RE STILL FLYING OURS, TOO.  WANNA DANCE?"

 

No Buffs but will a Vulcan do?

 

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Talk about a Cold War memorial flight: A Bear, a BUFF and a Vulcan! :wub:

 

 

You would need a Victor and a Hustler as well.

 

For a complete set, we'd need a Valiant and Stratojet as well.


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Posted 08 May 2017 - 0908 AM

All of the Bears in service were reportedly built in 1980s and early 1990s. That makes them at least two decades younger than the youngest B-52s. Add Kh-55 on board and...

 

Thanks for that Urbanoid, was not aware. 


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Posted 20 June 2017 - 0748 AM

And the Game goes on...

"A Russian Su-27 Flanker intercepts a U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, while participating in Baltic Operations over the Baltic Sea, June 9, 2017."

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Posted 22 June 2017 - 0823 AM

From Task & Purpose: 'Air Pirate' intercepts Russian defense minister's plane:

 

Article (describing Russian bluster)

http://taskandpurpos...m_content=image


Edited by shep854, 22 June 2017 - 0829 AM.

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Posted 24 June 2017 - 1507 PM

Great video Shep

 

Russian SU-27 intercepting a USAF RC-135U above the Baltic sea. 19/06/17

 

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https://imgur.com/72BykSj


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