Country of Origin: USA.
Similar Aircraft: Tu-26 Backfire, Tu-160 Blackjack.
Role: Supersonic, long-range bomber.
Armament: ALCMs, SRAMs, bombs.
Dimensions: Length: 146 ft, 8 in (44.8 m). Span: 136 ft, 8 in (41.7 m).
Wings: Low-mounted, variable, swept-back, and tapered with blunt tips. Leading edge root extension.
Engine(s): Four turbofans; two side-by-side pods on each side of the fuselage. Square air intakes under the wings. Four exhausts.
Fuselage: Long, slender, pointed nose and tail. Flattened belly except for engine pods. Body widens progressively from the LERX through the exhausts.
Stepped canopy. Tapered tail section overhangs the exhausts. Tail cone.
Tail: Swept-back, tapered fin with square tip. Flats mid-mounted on fin, swept-back, and tapered with blunt tips.