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.
Crew7
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelKuznetsov 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 ft 2 in
Wing Area310,5 m3342 ft
Length49,13 m161 ft 2 in
Height13,20 m43 ft 4 in
First Flight12.11.1952
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>300
ICAO CodeTU95
NATO CodeBear
Data for (Version)Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-95MS