Tu-22B/K Blinder

 Tu-22B/K Blinder

Two Libyan Tu-22B's code unknown, intercepted by F-4N Phantoms.

Libyan Tu-22B code unknown, intercepted by F-4N Phantoms from VF-51 and VF-111 (on the picture) at the time with CVW-19 aboard USS F.D. Roosevelt, CV-42, underway in the Mediterranean on 24 November 1976 during delivery flight (according other source in April 1977).

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added 10 Aug 10:56

Middle of 1970s.


Aircraft model

Tu-22B "Blinder A"

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_libya__1969_1972_.svg Libyan Arab Republic (1969-1977) | Military > Libyan Arab Republic Air Force (LARAF)

Aircraft

Tu-22B/K Blinder

 Tu-22B/K Blinder

Two Libyan Tu-22B's code unknown, intercepted by F-4N Phantoms.

Libyan Tu-22B code unknown, intercepted by F-4N Phantoms from VF-51 and VF-111 (on the picture) at the time with CVW-19 aboard USS F.D.[...]

 Tu-22B/K Blinder

 Tu-22B/K Blinder

A pair of early Libyan Tu-22B's, as seen from USN Phantoms in November 1976.

 Tu-22B/K Blinder