The Tupolev Tu-16 (NATO codename: Badger) was a twin-engine Soviet jet bomber first flown in 1952. It entered service with the Soviet Air Force in 1954. The Tu-16 could carry nuclear weapons to a range of 3,682 miles. A versatile design, the Tu-16 appeared in numerous specialized variants. A civilian adaptation, the Tupolev Tu-104, saw passenger service with Aeroflot. The Tu-16 was exported to Egypt, Indonesia, Peoples Republic of China and Iraq.

Tu-16 of the Egyptian Air Force