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Originally posted by Daedalus3
umm.. maybe I'm mistaken but all those spec posted about the B-1b by all you aerican enthusiasts don't say a word about PAYLOADS!!
Only total take off weights!! And that too is a max of 275000kg for the Tu-160..over 600000lbs..
I don't see any B-1b stat topping that.. check again..or am I mistaken??
Originally posted by Seekerof
I do believe though that the B-1b and B-2 bombers can likewise be equipped to launch/fire ACLMs [air launched cruise missiles].
[edit on 16-7-2005 by Seekerof]
Originally posted by Simon666
I have read (I believe it was in Flight International, not sure) that the Tupolev, despite being noticeably larger than the B1, has actually a smaller RCS.