Sukhoi T-60S Airplane Videos and Airplane Pictures

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Sukhoi T-60S

Sukhoi T-60S Aircraft Information

Sukhoi T-60S

Sukhoi T-60S

Sukhoi T-60S

Role: Intermediate bomber
Manufacturer: Sukhoi
Status: Cancelled project

The Sukhoi T-60S was a planned Soviet supersonic intermediate range bomber that never got past the drawing board. Very little information is available about technical characteristics of this aircraft, which remains to be classified by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. It was believed that T-60S would have featured a variable geometry wing, flat lifting fuselage and two engines, equipped with two-dimensional thrust vectoring nozzles. The armament was to include up to six Kh-101 cruise missiles, as well as AS-15 and AS-16 missiles, free-fall nuclear weapons and precision guided conventional munitions. The project was first initiated by the Sukhoi in 1984 but was cancelled after the Cold War ended in the early 1990s. The bomber was to have replaced the Tu-22M in the Soviet Air Force.

Sukhoi and Tupolev started working on a new bomber in the 2000s, under a program called PAK DA. The first flight is planned for 2017 with serial production to start in 2020-2025. However there are some reports that the first flight will be in 2020 with the aircraft not entering production until 2035. Kazan has been chosen as the mass production facility. It has mass produced bombers in the past including the Tu-160 which started production in 1987.

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