Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


Tu-96

The TU-96 was a long-range intercontinental high-altitude strategic heavy bomber prototype. High-altitude version of TU-95 a/c with high-altitude augmented turboprop TV-16 engines and with new wing of enlarged area. Plant tests of the aircraft were performed with not high-altitude engines TV-12 in 1955-1956.



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