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Yak-35 Bomber

In autumn 1961 the Ministry of Aviation Industry of the USSR issued OKB-156 Tupolev, DB-51 Sukhoi and OKB-115 Sukhoi Design Bureau the task to develop on a competitive basis a supersonic bomber-missile. Tupolev presented the project "135" and Sukhoi the T-4. Yakovlev proposed aircraft Yak-35 project represent a "tailless" configuration with a delta wing and motors located under the wings. The main construction material was supposed to heat-resistant steel. At the same time, two engine-building design bureau offered their engines: S.Tumansky - P-15 (developed at that time for the MiG-25 ) and P.Kolesov - R-36-41 (the engine and got preference).

The guided anti-ship missile Kh-45 was created A.Bereznyaka team. The works of three aircraft-building Design Bureau carefully studied the institutions and, in July and September 1962 were discussed at the scientific-technical council of the Ministry. The Yakovlev Design Bureau project was rejected in favor of the T-4.

developer Yakovlev Design Bureau
designation Yak-35
type The supersonic missile crrier
Crew 2 (?)
Dimensions & Weight
Aircraft Length m
Takeoff weight, kg 90000
number of engines 4
Engine TRD RD36-41
Engine Thrust, kgf 16150
Flight data (calculated)
Flight distance, km 7200 (7000-8000)
Flight speed at height, km / h 3000-3200
weaponry SD "air-land" 2 X-45




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