Tupolev Tu-22 'Blinder' / Tu-22M 'Backfire'
|I M A G E S|
|Tu-22.JPG||16477 bytes||Tu-22 Blinder was first soviet transonic bomber in service. The position of engines made aircraft difficult to fly at high speeds. Its powerful radar was used as mini-AWACS to vector interceptors.|
|Tu-22M.JPG||19506 bytes||Tu-22M Backfire. Swing wing bomber. Rear radar cued cannon is part of ECM suit of the a/c. Special chaff rounds could be used.|
|D I R E C T O R I E S|
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