An intelligence report by Israeli company ImageSat International (ISI) that operates the Eros spy satellites is indicating an increased presence of Russian bombers at the Olenya Air Base near the Finnish border.
A satellite photo from the 12.8 shows that there are no bombers at all at the Olenya base. Another photo from 21.8 documents the presence of 4 Tupolev TU-160 advanced strategic bombers.
Another photo from 25.9 documents 3 more Tupolev TU-95 bombers
An analysis in the ISI military site monitoring application indicated the bombers’ arrived from the ENGELS base in southwestern Russia.
Engels Air Force Base is a strategic bomber military airbase in Russia located 14 kilometers east of Saratov. Engels is a major bomber operations base, and is Russia’s sole operating location for the Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber.