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Sukhoi T-4/T-4M/T-4MS bombers

blackkite

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Oh this super book!! Thanks a lot borovik-san. :D
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Description
Developer OKB P.O.
Designation T-4MS
Code name "200"
Type of Supersonic intercontinental bomber
Crew 3
Stages of development 1973-74 1976-77
Geometric and mass characteristics
Aircraft length, m 41.2 (41.7) 41.2
Airplane height, m eight eight
Swipe, m center section 14.4 14.4
wing (angle of sweep 30 o ) 40,8 40,8
Wing area (sweep angle 30 o ), m 2 97.5 97.5
Maximum take-off weight, kg 170000 170000
Power point
Number of engines four four
Engine TRDF RD-36-41 TDRD NK-101
Engine thrust, kgf 16,000 20,000
Flight data (estimated)
Cruising range at normal combat load without refueling in flight, km at a speed of 900 km / h 11,000 14,000
at a speed of 3000 km / h 7500 9000
Maximum flight speed, km / h on high 3200 3200
on the ground 1100 1100
Practical ceiling, m 24,000 24,000
Runway length, m 1350 1100
Run length, m 950 950
Armament
UR "air-land" X-45 2-4
X-2000 24
Bomb load, kg normal 9000
maximum 45,000
 

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Two-seat heavy interceptor T-4P with "Smerch-100" or "Barrier" radar units for suspension of a maximum of eight or six K-100 missiles respectively.

Three special containers were placed under the wings and fuselage. Two missiles were carried in the wing container. The central container was developed in versions of two missiles or four missiles. Once a target had been located, each front missile would fold out from beneath the container with the help of a parallelogram-shaped launcher. Upon launch of the missile, the launcher would retract, and the rearward missile would fold out on its own launcher until it too was released. Each K-100 had a fuse delay of 3-4 seconds to prevent collision with the aircraft. Work on the T-4P ceased entirely when the T-4 program was suspended.

Takeoff Weight - 101,350 kg (223,439 lbs)
Fuel Mass - 53,000 (116,845 lbs)
Maximum Speed - 3,300 km/h (2,051 mph - Mach 2.7)
Cruising Speed - 3,000-3,200 km/h (1,864-1,988 mph - Mach 2.4-2.6)
Service Ceiling - 21,000-25,000 m (68,898-82,021 ft)
Armament Options - 8x K-100, 6x K-100, or 4x K-100 and one drop tank.

From testpilot.ru/rossiya/su/t-4p/ and airwar.ru/weapon/avv/k100
 

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Description
Developer OKB P.O.
Designation T-4MS
Code name "200"
Type of Supersonic intercontinental bomber
Crew 3
Stages of development 1973-74 1976-77
Geometric and mass characteristics
Aircraft length, m 41.2 (41.7) 41.2
Airplane height, m eight eight
Swipe, m center section 14.4 14.4
wing (angle of sweep 30 o ) 40,8 40,8
Wing area (sweep angle 30 o ), m 2 97.5 97.5
Maximum take-off weight, kg 170000 170000
Power point
Number of engines four four
Engine TRDF RD-36-41 TDRD NK-101
Engine thrust, kgf 16,000 20,000
Flight data (estimated)
Cruising range at normal combat load without refueling in flight, km at a speed of 900 km / h 11,000 14,000
at a speed of 3000 km / h 7500 9000
Maximum flight speed, km / h on high 3200 3200
on the ground 1100 1100
Practical ceiling, m 24,000 24,000
Runway length, m 1350 1100
Run length, m 950 950
Armament
UR "air-land" X-45 2-4
X-2000 24
Bomb load, kg normal 9000
maximum 45,000

This is quite a beast !

More architecture than on the Winter palace and more ordnance than in a small nation.

It is almost faster than a missile.
 

Grey Havoc

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That would be a reasonable guess.
 

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Next pictures
It just dawned on me - that shape is a bit similar to the FDL-5 lifting bodies with the "switch blades" VG wings. An interesting atempt at getting optimal high-speed aerodynamics with acceptable low-speed handling characteristics...
 

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From the chart PlanePictures attached in Post #30 of Feb 7, 2017, I can make out which designs you attached dear Hesham.

1.png - This one was confusing as the stated year aligned with Design #10, but the nacelles on the chart suggested intakes that were raked back. To my surprise our dear Blackkite shared a drawing to #10 in Post #38 of Jul 17, 2017. The only other design that would then match up is #1, even though the year of it is 1960 on the chart.

3.png - Narrowed down to Design #18. It is very similar to Design #19, but upon zooming in, one can see that the latter has a wider fuselage and where the cockpit flushes with it. I can further illustrating this as our dear Blackkite shared a drawing of #19 (miss-identified as #18) in his Post #38.

4.png - The very famous final T-4 product. Easily Design #46.
 

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