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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


Primary Function:Light bomber
Similar AircraftCanberra, Yak-28 Brewer
Unit Cost:
Date Deployed:1949
Current Users:Romania and People's Republic of China (H-5)
Former Users:Afghanistan, Egypt, Hungary, Iraq, North Korea, Poland and Yemen
Power Plant:two Klimov VK-1A
Thrust:26.48 kN (5,952 lb st) each
Length:57 ft, 11 in (17.6-17,65 m)
Height:6.70 m
Wingspan:70 ft, 5 in (21,45-21.5 m)
Area of the wing60,8 m²
Weight: empty11890-12890 kg
Normal takeoff mass 18400 kg
Maximum Takeoff Weight:21200 kg
Transshipment takeoff mass23200 kg
Type of the engine2xBK-1(A)
Draw of engine2x2700 kg/s
Maximal Speed:902-906 km/h at 4500 m [maximum]
800 km/h at sea level
Cruising speed700 km/h
876 km/h cruising speed at optimum altitude
Ceiling:12300-12500 m
Range:2400 km at 10000 m
1135 km at 1000 m
Running start875-965 m
Landing distance960-1170 m
  • for firing forward there are two guns HP-23, alongside below of the force part of fuselage (2x10 patrons);
  • stern installation IL-K6 with two guns HP-23 (2x225 patrons);
  • bomb loading on the internal suspension: normal-1000 kg, max-3000 kg.
  • Variants of bombs: 12xFAB-100, 4xFAB-500, 1xFAB-1500, 1xFAB-3000.
  • Crew:Three men: pilot, navigator-operator and stern gunner-radio operator.

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