Russia flies doomsday plane, America doesn't want to lose


Although many doubt it will come true, the potential for nuclear war remains in the midst of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. So reportedly, Russian President Vladimir Putin and United States President Joe Biden, flew the doomsday plane possibly as a test.

Dubbed the doomsday plane because the plane will be used as a command center in the event of a conflict involving nuclear. The president may also have an office there.

As quoted by us from the Mirror, Wednesday (11/5/2022) the Russian doomsday plane, the Ilyushin II-80, was recently reported to have flown in the skies of Moscow. This is feared in connection with claims by Russian officials who say they will not hesitate to launch nuclear missiles if they feel threatened.

Even Russia said the plane would also appear in the Russian Victory Day parade on May 9, 2022. But the plane did not appear where some analysts said it was related to security.

Not to be outdone, the United States then also flew a doomsday plane, namely the Boeing E-4B Nightwatch, about 24 hours after Russia flew its doomsday plane. The plane was flown from Edwards Air Force Base in California by personnel from the 418th Flight Test Squadron.


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In the air, the US doomsday plane was then refueled by the KC-46 Pegasus tanker aircraft. Indeed, this is one of its capabilities, it can be recharged while flying, just as the Russian one also has a similar feature.

Because it's just a test run, the two planes are currently likely to have landed again. Yes, the two countries have operated their own doomsday planes since the cold war era. Not just one unit, they have several similar planes

Although he is not young, his abilities can be said to be sophisticated. Various features on the Russian apocalypse plane eleven twelve aka similar to the American apocalypse plane.

Among them, both the E-4B Nightwatch and the Ilyushin II-80 are designed to withstand electromagnetic waves or nuclear explosions. There is also a kind of hump on the back of the plane containing the communication antenna.

The communications system is state-of-the-art, with state-of-the-art satellite equipment and the ability to communicate with nuclear submarines. Naturally, it is likely that the president will have an office on this plane in the event of a nuclear riot.

The difference between the American doomsday planes is that the Russian apocalypse planes remove all the windows in the cabin. The window is only in the cockpit, and even then it is very protected.

Of course, this does not mean that the deployment of the doomsday plane is a sign of imminent nuclear war. However, because it coincided with the conflict in Ukraine, the alertness of the Russian and US doomsday planes became a separate discussion.

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