Country of Origin: CIS (formerly USSR).
Similar Aircraft: B-1B Lancer, Tu-26 Backfire.
Role: Strategic bomber.
Armament: Bombs, missiles, ALCMs.
Dimensions: Length: 177 ft (54 m). Span: 182 ft, 9 in (55.7 m).
Wings: Low-mounted, swept-back, and tapered, variable geometry wings with large fixed-center section.
Engine(s): Four turbofans mounted in pairs under the fixed-center section. Square intakes. Exhausts extend behind the wings' trailing edges.
Fuselage: Slim structure. Long, pointed, slightly upturned nose section. Stepped canopy.
Tail: Flats are swept-back, tapered, and mid-mounted on the fin. Tail fin is back-tapered with a square tip. Fin has a fairing in the leading edge. Tail cone is located past the tail section.