Tu-22M3s off east coast of Sweden

Two Russia Tu-22M3 strategic bombers appeared off the east coast of Sweden along with two Su-27s as escorts on Mar. 24.

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Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-22M3 Beltyukov” by Alex Beltyukov – http://russianplanes.net/EN/ID56447. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.


“It is the first time in years that we have seen precisely this type of aircraft over the Baltic Sea,” Anders Grenstad, Deputy Director of Operations for the Swedish Armed Forces told the TT news agency.

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