Israeli satellite spotted Russian nuclear bombers near Finland

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 Israeli satellite spotted Russian nuclear bombers near Finland

Israeli company ImageSat International (ISI) detects “irregular presence” Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons near Finland.

According to the Jerusalem Post, an Israeli satellite “spotted” the presence of Russian strategic bombers Tu-160 and Tu-95 stationed at the Olenyan air base, not far from Finland. The Olenya air base is located on the Kola Peninsula near Murmansk. The Russian Northern Fleet and a significant amount of weapons and military equipment, including tactical and strategic nuclear weapons, are stationed here.

According to satellite images taken by the firm, four Tu-160s were discovered on August 21, and on September 25 — There were no strategic bombers at the airbase on August 12.

< br /> “Engels Air Base is a possible point of departure for the strategic bombers found at Olenya Air Base,” the report says. th heavy bomber aviation regiment (121 TBAP), which flies Tu-160 and Tu-95.

It is noted that bombers capable of carrying cruise missiles and strategic nuclear weapons took an active part in the Ukrainian war after Moscow's invasion in February.

It remains unclear why the bombers were moved to the air base. Probably, this may be due to the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to threaten the West that he may use strategic nuclear weapons.

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