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Tupolev Tu-160/AKA- "Super-sonic death-bird"\"Tu 160 Blackjack bomber".
Category. Statistic.
First flight on. 19 December 1981.
Retired on. No.
Major contractor(s)  Kazan Aircraft Production Association for the Tupolev OKB.
Dose it use nukes or cruse missiles. Yes, both..
Fight ceiling. 15,006 m (49,235 ft).
Top speed. Mach 2.05 (2,220 km/h, 1,200 knots, 1,380 mph) at 12,200 m (40,000 ft).
VTOL. No.
Range. 12,300 km (7,643 mi) practical range without in-flight refueling, Mach 0.77 and carrying 6 × Kh-55SM dropped at mid range and 5% fuel reserves.
Crew. 4.
Nationality(s). Soviet.
Class. Supersonic strategic bomber and missile carrier.
Rate of climb.

Rate of climb- 70 m/s (13,860 ft/min).

Ground attack weapons. It carries bombs and both the Raduga Kh-15 and Kh-55 air to ground missiles.
Links. http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tupolev_Tu-160#http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Tupolev_Tu-160, http://acecombat.wikia.com/wiki/Tu-160_Blackjack, http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Tupolev_Tu-160

, http://aircraft.wikia.com/wiki/Tupolev_Tu-160, http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/tu160/ , http://www.flankerman.fsnet.co.uk/tu-160.html, http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xp1i69_tupolev-tu-160-blackjack_tech, http://www.milavia.net/aircraft/tu-160/tu-160_history.htm' http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=dd7_1244383260' http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Tupolev/TU-160-Blackjack/ and http://fas.org/programs/ssp/nukes/nuclearweapons/russia_nukescurrent/tu160.html.

VideoEdit

WORLDS FASTEST NUCLEAR BOMBER Russian Tu 160 Blackjack better than US air force B1 Bomber-001:11

WORLDS FASTEST NUCLEAR BOMBER Russian Tu 160 Blackjack better than US air force B1 Bomber-0

Tupolev Tu-160 at MAKS 2007. The Soviet Tu 160 Blackjack bomber was both super-sonic and rather expensive to maintain.

Also seeEdit

  1. B-52 Stratofortress bomber
  2. Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
  3. Avro Vulcan
  4. Atomic warfare information notes.
  5. A nuclear\atomic holocaust or nuclear apocalypse

Also see- http://actofwar.wikia.com/wiki/Tu-160_Blackjack for an interesting alternate history (Act of War video game) story about the bomber.

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