The Tu-22M Backfire is a Russian nuclear bomber. They were phased out of active service in the Russian Air force in 2019 in favor of more Blackjacks. The new united cascous government(orignial armenian government) expressed interest in buying 100 of the air frames. They were updated with arial refueling, and more advanced targeting and radar systems. 75 of these are deployed in forward operating bases around the black sea. The other 25 are based in secret bases out side of the country. The are currently under the command of Stratigic air command.