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Tu-95 Bear long-range bomber

Country of Origin: Russia


The Tu-95 Bear is a long-range strategic bomber, with variants in naval service in reconnaissance, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and communications relay roles. The Bear was in front-line service and in production for almost four decades. It is the only turboprop-propelled strategic bomber in operational service in the world and is highly regarded by its crews.

The basic Bear design has a swept wing with a high aspect ratio and some anhedral set at mid-fuselage. The inner section...

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