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The Ongoing Tu-22M Backfire for China Rumor

Since the mid-1990’s, China has been seeking to get they’re hands on a Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire for medium-range strike role and maritime patrol roles around its borders. The Tu-22M would be major improvement over their Harbin (Xian) H-6 which is also based around another Tupolev product, the Tu-16 Badger that Chinese gotten from the Soviet Union before the Sino/Soviet collapse ...

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