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Tupolev Tu-160 side view

Tupolev Tu-160

Tupolev Tu-160 “05 Red” Aleksandr Golovanov. A. Golovanov was commander of Soviet Long-Range Aviation during 1942-1944, and 1946-1948. The bomber was named on 7 August 1999

Tupolev Tu-160 side view

Tupolev Tu-160

Tupolev Tu-160 “04 Red” Ivan Yarygin. I. Yarygin was sportsman-wrestler who took Olympic Gold in 1972 and 1976. He was proclaimed in the USSR as the strongest man in the world

Tupolev Tu-160 side view

Tupolev Tu-160

Tupolev Tu-160 “02 Red” Vasiliy Reshetnikov. The aircraft was named V. Reshetnikov, who was a commander of Soviet Long-Range Aviation on 1969-1980

Tupolev Tu-160 side view

Tupolev Tu-160

Tupolev Tu-160 “01 Red” Mikhail Gromov. M. Gromov was a famous pilot and Hero of the Soviet Union. The aircraft was named on 22 February 1999. This Tu-160 was lost in accident on 19 September 2003

Tupolev Tu-160 side view

Tupolev Tu-160

Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bomber “11 Red” named Vasiliy Sen’ko, Engels-2 AB, 2003

Tupolev Tu-160 side view

Tupolev Tu-160

Tupolev Tu-160 “03 Red” strategic bomber Pavel Taran displayed at the MAKS-2003 airshow, 19th-24th August 2003