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    The Russian Defense Ministry is expected to receive six modernized long-range Tu-22M3 Backfire bomber-missile carriers by the end of 2015, according to Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov.

    KAZAN (Sputnik) – The Russian Defense Ministry will receive six modernized long-range Tu-22M3 Backfire bomber-missile carriers by the end of 2015, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said Friday.

    “Six planes,” Borisov told RIA Novosti in regard to the number of Tu-22M3’s expected to enter service by the end of the year.

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