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1. from the docu serie "Secrets of the forgotten victories."

SOTKA
http://video.aviacia.ru/T4/Tainy.zabytyh.pobed.Sotka.avi

filesize 210MB, russian language

description: Very good documentary movie about the soviet trisonic bomber SUKHOI T-4 "SOTKA",it reveals some new facts and gives the answer why it was cancelled.
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2. from the docu serie "Secrets of the forgotten victories."


BURYA
http://video.aviacia.ru/Burya/Tainy.zabytyh.pobed.Burya.avi
filesize 378MB, russian language

description: documentary movie about soviet intercontinental cruise missile from the fifties. The project was cancelled, but the team was allowed final tests in 1961 that demonstrated a 6,500 km range at Mach 3.2 with the 2,350 kg payload. In cancelling Burya the Russians gave up technology that Lavochkin planned to evolve into a manned shuttle-like recoverable launch vehicle.
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Hi, for the benefit of those who don't speak Russian, why was the T-4 cancelled according to this documentary?
 

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overscan said:
Hi, for the benefit of those who don't speak Russian, why was the T-4 cancelled according to this documentary?

They showed a document adressed to Communist party where A.Tupolev a teacher of P.O.Sukhoi requested a prompt cancelation of T-4 test flights in favour of his upcomming Tu-160 project. They also proved by another document that SOTKA wasn`t grounded due to Soviet/American SALT treaty negotiations. I hope you have already downloaded the documentary movie.... ;)
 

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