[Russian] Crews then spend lots of time planning missions and programming their navigation and attack systems.Safety is a paramount issue — not only because Russian military commanders dislike the idea of losing aircraft, but because their political masters, ever mindful of the propaganda value of Russian operations, cannot afford bad news.
Do Western Air-forces
- Plan any lesser?
- Care less about safety?
- Like the idea of losing fighter jets that have cost the tax-payer tens of millions?
- Unmindful of propaganda?
What kind of shoddy writing is this?