Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2 August 2016
Total Production: 1
Also Known As: Doomsday plane
Origin: Russia
Corporations: Ilyushin Aviaton Complex, UAC and VASO
Parent System: Il-80
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2010
Total Production: 9
Family Members: Il-80
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Description: The Russian Air Force Doomsday Plane based on the Il-96-400 long-haul airliner (Il-80M?) is an airborne command system operated by the Russian Ministry of Defense. The aircraft purpose is to give the Russian leadership the ability to command a counterstrike using conventional and nuclear weapons when ground facilities have been destroyed. The third generation airborne command aircraft built by Voronezh plant is powered by four engines with a maximum range of 7,500 miles (12,000 kilometers). The first Il-80M was delivered to the Ministry of Defense in late July 2016.

Il-80M Specifications

Number of Engines: 4
Max Range: 7,500 mile (6,516 nautical mile)
Max Takeoff Weight: 270,000 kilogram (595,238 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Il-80M News

There is 1 news
on 28 Jul 2016
Thursday, July 28, 2016Russian Ministry of Defense Takes Delivery of Il-96-400 Airborne Command System

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