Tu-22M3

Accidental ejection from Tu-22M3 bomber leaves 3 people dead

Three crewmembers of a Tu-22M3 bomber were killed when their ejection seat accidentally triggered while on the ground....


Russia tests new hypersonic anti-ship missile for Tu-22M3M bomber

Already feared as a carrier-killer during the Cold War because of its Kh-22 missile, the latest iteration of the Tu-22M will not only receive the updated Kh-32, but also a mysterious, brand new hypersonic missile, according to a Russian military source....


Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber crashes during "snow squall" [Video]

A Russian Tupolev Tu-22M3 bomber crashed on January 22, 2019, while landing at Olenya base near Murmansk, in northern Russia, after a training mission. Three crew members died, the captain is still in intensive care. Footage of the crash, supposedly filmed by a Russian serviceman, emerged on Youtube on January 26, 2019. It shows the plane bouncing off the airstrip, separating in two before bursting into fire. "The Tu-22M3 aircraft had a har...