Air International 1987-07
World Warplane Inventory
Backfire-B of Soviet Baltic Fleet Air Force.
An impression of Blackjack as it is expected to appear when it enters service with the Moscow Air Army (to which all intercontinental bombers are attached) from 1988.
Rockwell B-1B for service with the 9th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas.
Boeing E-3A of the NATO Airborne Early Warning Force
In "hemp"finish and with flight refuelling probe, a Nimrod MR Mk 2 of No 42 Sqn, St Mawgan.
The prototype Lockheed Orion AEW&C conversion of a P-3B.
Lockheed P-3C Orion of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-40.
A Tu-142 Bear-H assigned to the Moscow Air Army.
Lockheed SR-71A as currently finished for service with the 9th SRW at AFB.
A Tu-95 Bear-D of the Soviet Naval Air Force.
Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, 319th Bomb Wing, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota.
Il-38 assigned to Air Force of Northern Fleet.
A Lockheed S-3A Viking of Navy Air ASW Squadron VS-38 "Red Griffins" in the latest finish.
Grumman E-2C Hawkeye of US Navy Airborne Early Warning Squadron VAW-126 "Seahawks".
Dassault-Breguet Atlantic of 2.Staffel, Marinefliegergeschwader 3 equipped for ELINT gathering.
A Tu-126 Moss AWACS aircraft of the Voyska PVO.
Provisional illustration of A-50 Mainstay with triple vertical tail.
General Dynamics FB-111A in service with the 509th Bomb Wing at Pease AFB, NH.
Grumman/GD EF-111A Raven, as now used by the 42nd and 390th Electronic Combat Squadrons.
One of the three Boeing 737 Surveillers of the Indonesian Air Force.
Grumman EA-6B Prowler operated by Marine Electronic Warfare Squadron VMAQ-2.
Tu-22 Blinder-C of Soviet Naval Air Force.
H-6 IV (B-6D) of People’s Republic of China Air Force with C-601 stand-off missiles.
Grumman S-2T Turbo Tracker in Taiwanese markings.
Dassault-Breguet Mirage IVP of the 91'' Escadre de Bombardement.
The RAF continues to fly five of these ancient Shackleton AEW Mk 2s.
An H-5 light bomber of People's Republic of China Naval Air Force.
PS-5 flying boat of People's Republic China Navy.
A PS-1 of No 31 Sqn. MSDF.
English Electric (BAC) Canberra PR Mk 9, of No.1 PRU. RAF Wyton.
A Kawasaki P-2J of the JMSDF's 51 Kokutai, the service trials unit.
The marketing prototype of the AEW Defender.