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Strategic Tu-95MS bombers destroyed the ISIS militants’ command post and storages in Syria with a missile attack

On July 5 strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS took off from the Engels airfield on the territory of the Russian Federation, made a flight with refueling in the air and stroke on targets of ISIS terrorists on the border of the provinces of Hama and Homs (Syrian Arab Republic) with the latest cruise missiles H-101.

As a result of the missile strike 3 large warehouses of weapons and ammunition, as well as a command post of terrorists near the town of Akerbat were destroyed. This was confirmed by data of objective control.

The strikes with the latest high-precision missiles H-101 were made from the range of about 1,000 km.

The Russian Su-30SM fighter jets carried out the air cover of strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS.

After successful completion of combat mission all the Russian aircraft returned to the airfield of their location.

X-101 – the latest Russian strategic cruise missile air-launched, manufactured with the use of modern technology to reduce radar visibility. The effective maximum range up to 4500 km.

This type of missile can be equipped with a nuclear warhead.

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