Tupolev Tu-22M3 Bomber - AWESOME - this aircraft will fly to the limits of the outer atmosphere where space begins! A true engineering marvel of it's time. The USA had nothing to match it.

Tupolev Bomber - AWESOME - this aircraft will fly to the limits of the outer atmosphere where space begins! A true engineering marvel of it's time. The USA had nothing to match it.

Why The TU-22M Deployment To Crimea Changes Everything

The Tupolev (also known as Backfire) is a long-range strategic and maritime strike bomber developed by Tupolev for the Soviet Air Force. The aircraft is currently in service with the Russian Air Force and Russian Naval Aviation.

Creepy, but cool. Urban explorers faced no obstacles when infiltrating Vozdvizhenka air base, as iron-clad security and military secrecy had long since melted into history. The images reveal an overgrown, neglected facility that has been derelict for years. Considering the isolated nature of its location and apparent lack of government interest, this ghostly Russian bomber fleet may continue haunting the airfield for years to come.

Post-Soviet Aircraft Graveyard on Abandoned Russian Air Base

Post-Soviet Aircraft Graveyard Discovered on Abandoned Far East Russian Air Base

Tu-22M(Thanks  “ comrade-potoooooooo”)

The Tupolev is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed in the Soviet Union. Blackjack is currently the world's largest combat aircraft, largest supersonic aircraft, and largest variable-sweep aircraft built //

Tupelov TU-22M Backfire and Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-31 Foxhound in Formation via Cold War Soviet Aircraft

toocatsoriginals: Tupelov Backfire and Mikoyan-Gurevich Foxhound in Formation via Cold War Soviet Aircraft (

Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire. The Tu-22M was developed from the earlier Tu-22 design, incorporating variable-geometry outer wing panels. The first Tu-22M-0 prototype flew in 1969. Powered by a military derivative of the engine originally designed for the Tu-144 supersonic airliner, the Backfire is extremely fast, even at low level.

Tupolev (Russian: Туполев NATO reporting name: Backfire) is a supersonic, swing-wing, long-range strategic and maritime strike bomber developed by the Soviet Union. Significant numbers remain in service with the Russian Air Force.

Tupolev Tu-22M | Tupolev Tu-22M

The rise of the East: Russian bomber conducts practice strikes on US missile defenses in Asia

Tupolev Tu-22M-3 - Russia - Air Force | Aviation Photo #4371469 | Airliners.net

Tupolev Tu-22M-3 - Russia - Air Force | Aviation Photo #4371469 | Airliners.net

Tupolev Tu-22M

Tupolev Tu-22M

Pinterest
Search