During the visit of the Chairman of the DPRK Kim Jong-un at the Knevichi airfield, the head of the Russian Ministry of Defense Sergei Shoigu told the North Korean leader about the new weapons of the Russian Tu-160 strategic missile carriers.
Long-range bombers have been re-equipped with the latest X-BD cruise missiles, the range of which is more than 6,500 kilometers.
“Two cassettes of six missiles each,” Shoigu clarified.
According to the commander of long-range aviation Sergei Kobylashwho accompanied the distinguished guests, all the planes shown to the head of North Korea were assigned to combat units.
Earlier, the State Duma called for giving “the harshest answer”NATO to strikes by the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Russian territory with the help of Western weapons.