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MOSCOW, October 28 (Itar-Tass) - The crews of two strategic missile carriers Tu-160, which took off from the airbase Engels near Volga River in Saratov Region, have made a flight according to the combat training plan of long-distance aviation.
The missile carriers have flied over the Caribbean Sea and East Pacific, along the south-western coast of North America and landed in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela at the airfield Maiquetia, the press service and information department of the Russian Defence Ministry reported.
Two strategic bombers Tu-95MS provided for the radio contact in remote districts between the control centres engaged in the mission.
The warplanes flied more than 10,000 kilometres. The duration of the flight has made about 13 hours. During the flight over Norway the missile carriers were escorted by two fighters F-16 lifted from the airbase Bodo.
All flights of Russian warplanes were made and are being made in strict compliance with the international rules for the use of air space.