Technical data
Type Tu-16A Badger-A
Function bomber
Year 1954
Crew 7
Engines 2*9500kg Mikulin AM-3M
Speed 945km/h
Ceiling 13000m
Range 7250km
Armament
Guns 6*g23mm
Bombs 9000kg

Tu-16 ('Badger') by A.N.Tupolev


This (320k!) couple of Tu-16F followed by F-14 'Tomcat' by Greg Fisher was found at his Page

A jet-engined heavy bomber. The use of only two, but very powerful, engines was a surprise for the West.

At the Monino AF Museum near Moscow; Photo (57k) by John Sloan

Small numbers are still in service in China.


Predecessors

  • '90'
  • Tu-88 ;


  • (31k) Tu-16K-26 'Badger-G Mod' at the Monino AF Museum by Paul Nann;


    More Tu-16 links...
  • Tu-16 at Virtual Aircraft Museum
  • Tu-16 at Yanko's Russian Weapons Catalog; (added 8/18/97)
  • Tu-16, Tupolev 'Badger'
  • Tu-16 Badger

  • Modified March 23, 1996 Back to
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