|Type||Tu-2R Tu-2F Tu-6 '64' ANT-64|
|Wing Load (kg/m2)||217|
|Power load (kg/hp)||2.9|
|Speed at 0m||509km/h|
|Speed at 5500m||545km/h|
|Guns||3 defensive 12.3mm UBT (250rpg)
2*20mm ShVAK in the wing roots (100rpg)
plus up to 2000kg externally (overload)
Reconnaissance variant of the Tu-2. Development started in 1942, and first Tu-2R with assorted cameras in the bomb bay was flown in 1943. While reconnaissance technology progressed, Tu-2R was permanently modified. It was presented for State Trails late in 1946. It was approved for production on April 9, 1947.
One of Tu-2R was tried in 1947 as a night bomber with downward-looking radar mounted under nose.
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