SB (Family)

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Description

The Tupolev SB (Скоростной бомбардировщик - high-speed bomber) is a Soviet fast bomber designed by the Tupolev design bureau in the 1930s. It saw significant action in the Spanish Civil War and Second Sino-Japanese War, but by the time of the German invasion, had become outdated. The design was superseded by the more modern Pe-2 and Tu-2 bombers but remained in use throughout the war.

The exact nomenclature of the SB is often a bit confusing, with a handful of incorrect misnomers. As was standard for the time, the SB was named for its role. However, since it was the only high-speed bomber design created, it did not receive a number index (unlike TB-3, for example, the third heavy bomber design) and was left as simply SB. All the numbers and letters that follow are indicative of the number and type of engines fitted to the aircraft—SB 2M-103U has two M-103U engines. Thus, the correct nomenclature is "SB" or "SB 2M-100", not "SB-2" or "SB-2M".

Vehicles

Rank I

Rank II

See also


Tupolev Design Bureau (Ту́полев Опытное конструкторское бюро)
Bombers  TB-3M-17-32 · SB 2M-100 · SB 2M-103 MV-3 · SB 2M-103 · SB 2M-103U · SB 2M-103U MV-3 · SB 2M-105
  Tu-2 · Tu-2S · Tu-2S-44 · Tu-2S-59 · Tu-4
Arkhangelsky Bomber  Ar-2*
Strike Aircraft  Tu-1
Jet Bomber  Tu-14T
Export  ␗SB 2M-103U · ␗Tu-2S-44 · ␗Tu-4
  * While Andrei Tupolev was imprisoned, Alexander Arkhangelsky, second in command at Tupolev OKB was able to append his name to the final production series of the SB bomber.

USSR bombers
SB and Ar  SB 2M-100 · SB 2M-103 · SB 2M-103 MV-3 · SB 2M-103U · SB 2M-103U MV-3 · SB 2M-105 · Ar-2
Yer-2 (petrol)  Yer-2 (M-105) · Yer-2 (M-105) TAT · Yer-2 (M-105R) TAT · Yer-2 (M-105R) LU
Yer-2 (diesel)  Yer-2 (ACh-30B) (e) · Yer-2 (ACh-30B) (l)
Tu  Tu-2 · Tu-2S · Tu-2S-44 · Tu-2S-59 · Tu-4
Pe  Pe-2-1 · Pe-2-31 · Pe-2-83 · Pe-2-110 · Pe-2-205 · Pe-2-359 · Pe-8
IL  DB-3B · IL-4
  Po-2 · Po-2M · MBR-2-M-34 · TB-3M-17-32 · Yak-4 · Be-6
Lend-Lease  ▂PBY-5A Catalina · ▂Hampden TB Mk I · ▂A-20G-30 · ▂B-25J-30

China bombers
American  Martin 139WC*(␗B-10B) · ␗A-29 · ␗B-25J-30 · ␗PB4Y-2
German  ␗Hs 123 A-1
Soviet  ␗SB 2M-103U · ␗DB-3A · ␗Tu-2S-44 · ␗Tu-4
Japanese  ␗P1Y1 mod. 11
  *Export Name