Watch A Su-25 Attack Jet Blast A Tu-16 Bomber Out Of The Sky With An Anti-Tank Missile
The Russian missile's high-explosive anti-tank warhead ends the bomber's life quite spectacularly
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March 3, 2020 - by TYLER ROGOWAY for thedrive.com
Well, this is an interesting one! Russia's Zvezda military channel on YouTube posted a teaser video for its upcoming special on the Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot close air support attack jet.
In it there is a clip showing a Frogfoot's weapon system engaging a Tu-16 Badger bomber with one of its 9A4172 Vikhr anti-armor missiles.
These weapons are usually used to kill tanks and take out other ground vehicles and targets, not for taking down strategic bombers, which makes this video especially fascinating and remarkably spectacular.
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