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Tupolev, Andrei Nikolayevich
Russian chief designer. Chief Designer and General Designer 1943-1972 of OKB-156.

Born: 1888-11-10. Died: 1972-12-23.

Pre-eminent Soviet designer of bombers and transports. Several of his Tu-95 bombers were modified for air-drop of cruise missiles and spaceplanes. He also designed boost-glide space bombers in the 1950's and 1960's. His bureau developed the Tu-2000 hypersonic bomber / space shuttle in the 1990's.



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Tupolev bureau Russian manufacturer of aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft.

Country: Russia. Bibliography: 474, 6130.

1888 November 10 - .
  • Birth of Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Tupolev. Russian chief designer. Chief Designer and General Designer 1943-1972 of OKB-156..

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  • Death of Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Tupolev. Russian chief designer. Chief Designer and General Designer 1943-1972 of OKB-156..


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