Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack
The Tupolev Tu-160, NATO reporting name: Blackjack) is a supersoninc, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed by the Tupolev Design Bureau in the Soviet Union.
Although several civil and military transport aircraft are larger in overall dimensions, the Tu-160 is currently the world's largest combat aircraft, largest supersoninc aircraft, and largest variable-sweep aircraft built. In addition, the Tu-160 has the heaviest takeoff weight of any military aircraft besides transports.
Entering service in 1987, the Tu-160 was the last strategic bomber designed for the Soviet Union. The aircraft remains in limited production, with at least 16 aircraft currently in service with the Russian Air Force.
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Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack - 'Ilya Murometz', 22nd TBAD (Heavy Bomber Division), Engels, 2000.
Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack - 'Pavel Taran', Engels Air Base, 2003.