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  • Cold War Bomber Aircraft (1947-1991)

    Cold War Bomber Aircraft (1947-1991)

    Prior to the development of the intercontinental ballistic missile, the long-range strategic bomber was the primary nuclear threat of the Cold War.





    There are a total of (95) Cold War Bomber Aircraft (1947-1991) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. This listing also includes light, medium and heavy attack platforms as well as strike fighters and fighter-bombers.



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    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Avioane IAR 93 Vultur (Vulture)
    Avioane IAR 93 Vultur (Vulture)
    Type: Light Strike / Low Altitude Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro 707
    Avro 707
    Type: Delta-Wing Research Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Lancaster
    Avro Lancaster
    Type: Four-Engined Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Lincoln
    Avro Lincoln
    Type: Four-Engined Long-Range Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Avro Vulcan
    Avro Vulcan
    Type: High-Altitude Long-Range Heavy Bomber
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the BAC TSR-2
    BAC TSR-2
    Type: Tactical Strike / Reconnaissance / Bomber Aircraft
     
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the Beriev Be-10 (Mallow)
    Beriev Be-10 (Mallow)
    Type: Maritime Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Type: Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet
    Boeing B-47 Stratojet
    Type: Medium / Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-50 Superfortress
    Boeing B-50 Superfortress
    Type: Heavy Bomber / Long-Range Reconnaissance Platform
     
    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
    Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
    Type: High-Altitude, Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-54 (Ultrafortress)
    Boeing B-54 (Ultrafortress)
    Type: Four-Engine, High-Altitude, Long-Range Heavy Bomber Proposal
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XB-55
    Boeing XB-55
    Type: Strategic Bomber Proposal
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing XB-59
    Boeing XB-59
    Type: Supersonic Medium Jet Bomber Proposal
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    Breguet Br.1050 Alize (Tradewind)
    Type: Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufighter
    Bristol Beaufighter
    Type: Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter / Night-Fighter Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Beaufort
    Bristol Beaufort
    Type: Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Blenheim
    Bristol Blenheim
    Type: Light-Medium Bomber / Heavy Fighter / Night Fighter
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Bristol Brigand
    Bristol Brigand
    Type: Anti-Ship Bomber / Dive Bomber / Strike Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the CAC Wirraway
    CAC Wirraway
    Type: Multirole Aircraft / Trainer
     
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the CANT Z.506 Airone (Heron)
    CANT Z.506 Airone (Heron)
    Type: Maritime Reconnaissance / Bomber Floatplane
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Caproni Ca.310 (Libeccio)
    Caproni Ca.310 (Libeccio)
    Type: Reconnaissance / Light Bomber Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Type: Heavy Bomber
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR B-36 Peacemaker
    CONVAIR B-36 Peacemaker
    Type: Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1960
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR B-58 Hustler
    CONVAIR B-58 Hustler
    Type: Supersonic Dela-Winged Jet-Powered Medium Bomber
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
    CONVAIR XA-44 (XB-53)
    Type: Attack Platform / Medium Bomber Proposal
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the CONVAIR XB-46
    CONVAIR XB-46
    Type: Jet-Powered Medium Bomber Prototype
     
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage IV
    Dassault Mirage IV
    Type: Supersonic Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
    Type: Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
    Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
    Type: Fleet Air Reconnaissance / Strategic Bomber Aircraft
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
    Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
    Type: Tactical Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
    Douglas XB-19 (XBLR-2)
    Type: Experimental Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
    Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster
    Type: Experimental Pusher Bomber Aircraft
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas XB-43 Jetmaster
    Douglas XB-43 Jetmaster
    Type: Experimental Bomber Aircraft
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the English Electric Canberra
    English Electric Canberra
    Type: High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairey Barracuda
    Fairey Barracuda
    Type: Torpedo / Dive Bomber
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)
    Fieseler Fi 156 Storch (Stork)
    Type: Reconnaissance / Army Co-operation Multi-Purpose Aircraft
     
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
    General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
    Type: Long Range Strategic Medium Bomber / Tactical Strike Aircraft
     
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman A-6 Intruder
    Grumman A-6 Intruder
    Type: Carrierborne All-Weather Heavy Strike Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
    Grumman TBF Avenger
    Type: Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Halifax
    Handley Page Halifax
    Type: Heavy Bomber / Night Bomber Aircraft
     
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Handley Page Victor
    Handley Page Victor
    Type: Heavy Bomber / Aerial Tanker Aircraft
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Heinkel He 111
    Heinkel He 111
    Type: Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
    Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
    Type: Tactical Strike Medium Bomber
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 188 Rache (Avenger)
    Junkers Ju 188 Rache (Avenger)
    Type: Reconnaissance / Medium Bomber
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 290
    Junkers Ju 290
    Type: Transport / Heavy Bomber / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
     
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 52
    Junkers Ju 52
    Type: Tri-Motor Transport / Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Junkers Ju 88
    Junkers Ju 88
    Type: Medium Bomber / Multi-Role Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki Ki-48 Sokei (Lily)
    Kawasaki Ki-48 Sokei (Lily)
    Type: Light Fast Bomber / Dive Bomber
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45
    Type: Medium Bomber
     
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk (Stealth Fighter)
    Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk (Stealth Fighter)
    Type: Low Observable / Stealth Strike Aircraft
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
    Type: Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
     
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin B-57 Canberra
    Martin B-57 Canberra
    Type: Tactical Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin JRM Mars
    Martin JRM Mars
    Type: Flying Boat Aircraft
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin XB-48
    Martin XB-48
    Type: Jet-Powered Medium Bomber Prototype
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin XB-51
    Martin XB-51
    Type: Jet-Powered Bomber Prototype
     
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas / General Dynamics A-12 Avenger II
    McDonnell Douglas / General Dynamics A-12 Avenger II
    Type: Carrier-based Strike Aircraft Proposal
     
    1937
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-15 (Babs)
    Mitsubishi Ki-15 (Babs)
    Type: Reconnaissance / Light Bomber
     
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-30 (Ann)
    Mitsubishi Ki-30 (Ann)
    Type: Light Bomber / Trainer / Ground Attack Aircraft
     
    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the Myasishchev M-4 / 3M (Bison)
    Myasishchev M-4 / 3M (Bison)
    Type: Strategic Heavy Bomber
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Myasishchev M-50 / M-52 (Bounder)
    Myasishchev M-50 / M-52 (Bounder)
    Type: Strategic Bomber Prototype
     
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the North American A-5 Vigilante
    North American A-5 Vigilante
    Type: Nuclear Attack Bomber / Reconnaissance Platform
     
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the North American AJ (A-2) Savage
    North American AJ (A-2) Savage
    Type: Naval Medium Bomber Aircraft
     
    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-45 Tornado
    North American B-45 Tornado
    Type: Jet-Powered Bomber Aircraft
     
    1964
    Thumbnail picture of the North American XB-70 Valkyrie
    North American XB-70 Valkyrie
    Type: Prototype Supersonic Strategic Bomber
     
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
    Northrop XB-35 / YB-35
    Type: Flying Wing Strategic Bomber Prototype
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop YB-49
    Northrop YB-49
    Type: Flying Wing Bomber
     
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the OKB-1 EF-131
    OKB-1 EF-131
    Type: Jet-Powered Tactical Bomber Prototype
     
    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the OKB-1 EF-140
    OKB-1 EF-140
    Type: Jet-Powered Tactical Fast Reconnaissance / Bomber Prototype
     
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the OKB-1 EF-150
    OKB-1 EF-150
    Type: Jet Bomber Prototype
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Petlyakov Pe-2 (Pawn)
    Petlyakov Pe-2 (Pawn)
    Type: Dive Bomber / Light Bomber Aircraft
     
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Petlyakov Pe-8 (TB-7)
    Petlyakov Pe-8 (TB-7)
    Type: Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Rockwell B-1 Lancer
    Rockwell B-1 Lancer
    Type: Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Saab 17
    Saab 17
    Type: Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Saab B18
    Saab B18
    Type: Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Fast Reconnaissance / Dive Bomber Aircraft
     
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello (Bat)
    Savoia-Marchetti SM.81 Pipistrello (Bat)
    Type: Medium Bomber / Transport Aircraft
     
    1950
    Thumbnail picture of the Short S38 Sturgeon
    Short S38 Sturgeon
    Type: Target Tug Aircraft
     
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Short Stirling
    Short Stirling
    Type: Heavy Bomber
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
    Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
    Type: Long Range Strike / Attack Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi T-4 (Sotka)
    Sukhoi T-4 (Sotka)
    Type: Prototype Supersonic Strategic Bomber / High-Speed Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
    Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
    Type: Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber
     
    1954
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
    Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
    Type: Reconnaissance / Electronic Warfare / Heavy Bomber
     
    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-160 (Blackjack)
    Tupolev Tu-160 (Blackjack)
    Type: Strategic Long-Range Heavy Supersonic Bomber
     
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-2 (Bat)
    Tupolev Tu-2 (Bat)
    Type: Fast Bomber / Multirole Aircraft
     
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-22 (Blinder)
    Tupolev Tu-22 (Blinder)
    Type: Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
    Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
    Type: Strategic Bomber / Maritime Strike Fighter
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-4 (Bull)
    Tupolev Tu-4 (Bull)
    Type: Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-80
    Tupolev Tu-80
    Type: Prototype Heavy Bomber
     
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-85
    Tupolev Tu-85
    Type: Prototype Heavy Bomber
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-95 (Bear)
    Tupolev Tu-95 (Bear)
    Type: Strategic Reconnaissance / Heavy Bomber Aircraft
     
    1956
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-98 (Backfin)
    Tupolev Tu-98 (Backfin)
    Type: Strategic Bomber
     
    1955
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Valiant
    Vickers Valiant
    Type: Strategic Bomber / Fuel Tanker / Photo Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the VL Myrsky (Storm)
    VL Myrsky (Storm)
    Type: Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance
     
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Xian H-6
    Xian H-6
    Type: Strategic Bomber Aircraft
     
    1960
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-28 (Brewer / Firebar)
    Yakovlev Yak-28 (Brewer / Firebar)
    Type: Multirole Aircraft