The Sukhoi T-4

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    In 1970 the Sukhoi Design Bureau won a design competition to develop an advanced strike/reconnaissance aircraft utilising technology from the T-4 programme. The T4MS. Designed to have an intercontinental range, Mach3+ speed, and the ability to use 'existing Russian airfields' it only progressed through the preliminary design stage.

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    Boy, I would have sworn it was a Valkyrie if that big star wasn't painted on the side.
     
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    Another big clue is the single fin.

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    Yeah, good point. I think the Valkyrie also had 6 or 8 jet nozzles instead of just the 4.
     
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