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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Russian Tu-22M3 bombers will begin to bomb the militants in Syria with Iran

Russian bombers Tu-22M3 was seen on Iranian Hamadan air base. According to media reports, Moscow and Tehran agreed that the aircraft would strike at terrorists in Syria, using the airfield. This will reduce the flight time by 60 percent.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Photos of strategic bombers at the Iranian air base appeared in social networks, with one of the photos you may notice a cargo plane with a Russian flag on the tail.

Exclusive: #Russian AF deployed to the airbase in Hamedan #Iran being prepared for airstrikes on terrorists in #Syria pic.twitter.com/8EYgA272zi

Worldwide Warfare (@WarfareWW) 15 Aug 2016

Information confirmed and publication Al-Masdar reported the arrival of the aircraft at the base. It is expected that this deployment of the bombers will reduce the estimated time reaching 60%.

Earlier it was reported that six Tu-22M3 bombers struck blows to positions of fighters in Syria, and then returned to their bases.

Note that Iran, like Russia, is an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Earlier media repeatedly soobshili that the Iranian military involved in the war on the side of Syrian government troops.

Also earlier it became known that Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted to the state Duma an agreement with Damascus on the placement on a permanent basis of the Russian aviation group on the basis Hamim. However, this airport is not capable of taking bombers Tu-22M3.

Today it became known that the Russian military has asked the authorities of Iran and Iraq to provide its airspace for flights of cruise missiles, which are launched as part of the exercises of the Navy of Russia.

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