MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – November 02, 2022) Russian long-range bombers, during the special military operation in Ukraine, repeatedly carried out high-precision strikes against Ukrainian military targets with new Kh-32 cruise missiles, also known as “carrier killer planes,” a source told Sputnik.
The source said the new missile is designed for modernized long-range Tu-22M3M bombers, however, a number of fighter aircraft of the earlier Tu-22M3 modification have also been re-equipped for their use.
“During the special military operation, the converted Tu-22M3s carried out a series of launches of new Kh-32 anti-ship supersonic cruise missiles at ground facilities of Ukrainian military infrastructure. The ground targets were fully confirmed in combat conditions,” he said. he.
The source said that no Kh-32 missiles were intercepted by Ukrainian air defense systems.