United Aircraft Company General Manager Yuriy Slyusar, ahead of the opening of the International Military Technical Forum Army-2020 To Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu He said that his Tu-95MSM plane made its first flight.
The flight took place yesterday in Taganrog by a crew under the direction of pilot Andrey Boropayev at an altitude of 900 meters and lasted two hours and 33 minutes.
All systems and equipment on the plane worked well.
Slyusar, "The combat capability of the aircraft doubled after modernization efforts" said. - Sputnik