Russia’s new generation "doomsday plane" to be created in 5-7 years

The next, third generation of airborne strategic command centres, known as "doomsday planes" will emerge in Russia in five to seven years from now.

The next, third generation of airborne strategic command centres, known as "doomsday planes" will emerge in Russia in five to seven years from now, the general director of the United Instrument Engineering Corporation (an affiliate of Rostec) Alexander Yakunin has told TASS in an interview.

"At the moment we are about to deliver a second generation plane to the Defense Ministry. In the meantime, work is in progress on the next, third generation. According to our estimates it will materialize in five-seven years’ time," Yakunin said.

First published by TASS.

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