LIGNET: Bombers a Sign of a New Arms Race

Tuesday, 07 August 2012 01:38 PM

Russia’s air force is getting a serious boost, with a new strategic bomber set to enter service in 2025 and a new pilotless bomber to follow in about 2040. The massive investment in its air force, and the development of the pilotless bomber in particular, speaks to Russia ’s determination to modernize its offensive capabilities and challenge U.S. air supremacy. Russian President Vladimir Putin calls it a “new arms race.” He might be right.

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