Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-95

Long-Range Bomber

Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-95MS © Dmitriy Pichugin
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The Tupolev Tu-95 is a four-engine strategic bomber developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Tupolev.
A further development of the Tu-95 for maritime reconnaissance / anti-submarine warfare the Tu-142.
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelKusnezow / Kuznetsov NK-12M
Engine Power (each)10889 kW14602 shp
Speed830 km/h448 kts
  516 mph
Service Ceiling12.000 m39.370 ft
Range14.999 km8.099 NM
9.320 mi.
Empty Weight81.670 kg180.051 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight167.880 kg370.112 lbs
Wing Span50,04 m164,2 ft
Wing Area310,5 m3342 ft
Length49,13 m161,2 ft
Height13,20 m43,3 ft
First Flight12.11.1952
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>300
NATO CodeBear
Data for (Version)Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-95MS