Tupolev Tu-22 “Blinder”Tu-22M “Backfire” Russia’s long Range Supersonic Bombers by Yefim Gordon and Vladimir Rigmant (Aerofax Tupolev)

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Tupolev Tu-22 “Blinder”Tu-22M “Backfire” Russia’s long Range Supersonic Bombers by Yefim Gordon and Vladimir Rigmant

Prior to the development of the Tu-22, NATO planners had long feared the idea of the Soviets developing a long-range supersonic nuclear bomber. The Tu-22 ‘Blinder’ never really gave the USSR what they were looking for but Tu-22M ‘Backfire’ did! This information-packed volume reveals Soviet tactics for destroying NATO warships using ‘Blinders’, and its use by Libya and Iraq.

Book Number: Aerofax Tupolev

ISBN: 1857800656