T22M

TUPOLEV Tu-22M

Aircraft
Name
Tu-22M
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Mid wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
M
APC
E
Type Code
L2J
Engine
Jet
Engine Count
Multi
Position
Both sides of rear fuselage
Landing gear
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
TUPOLEV Tu-22M

T22M

Strategic strike and maritime reconnaissance bomber. In service since 1965. Strategic bomber development of the Tu-22 with swing wing. Replaced by improved Tu-22M-3 in 1980. Tu-22MR ECM and EW version. The bomber is, in 2000, the major strategic bomber of the Russian Air Force and Navy and Ukrainian Air Force.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
34.45 m
Length (metric)
40.23 m
Height (metric)
10.06 m
Powerplant

2 x 245,2 KN Kuznetsov NK-25 afterburning turbofans.

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
122500 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
n/a
MACH
2.00
Ceiling
600
Range
4350 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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