Country of Origin. CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft. B-1B Lancer, Tu-160 Blackjack.
Role. Strategic medium bomber, maritime reconnaissance.
Armament. Bombs, missiles, cannon.
Dimensions. Length: 138 ft (42 m). Span: 115 ft (35 m).
Wings. Mid-mounted, variable, swept-back, and tapered with curved tips. Wide wing root.
Engine(s). Two turbofans mounted in body. Large, rectangular air intakes. Dual exhausts.
Fuselage. Long and slender with solid, pointed nose. Body is rectangular from the air intakes to the exhausts. Stepped cockpit.
Tail. Fin is swept-back and tapered with a square tip. Flats are mid-mounted on body, swept-back, and tapered with blunt tips.
|Updated: 03 February 2008||Born 04 September 2000|