Specifications for the
Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber
Focus Model: Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear-F)
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Tupolev - USSR
Initial Year of Service: 1972
Crew: 11 - 13
Length: 174.11ft (53.07m)
Width: 164.17ft (50.04m)
Height: 39.76ft (12.12m)
Weight (Empty): 202,384lbs (91,800kg)
Weight (MTOW): 407,855lbs (185,000kg)
Powerplant: 4 x Kuznetsov NK-P 12M turboprop engines developing 15,000 horsepower each driving contra-rotating propellers.
Maximum Speed: 531mph (855kmh; 462kts)
Maximum Range: 7,456miles (12,000km)
Service Ceiling: 36,089ft (11,000m; 6.8miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
2 x 23mm cannons
Up to 9,000lbs of mission-specific ordnance that would include sonobouys, torpedoes and anti-ship mine dispensers.
Tu-95 - Series Designation for "Bear" model aircraft.
India; Russia; Soviet Union; Ukraine