List of NATO reporting names for bomber aircraft

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This is a list of NATO reporting name/ASCC names for bombers, with Soviet Union and Chinese designations. Bombers had names starting with the letter "B"; single-syllable words denoted propeller driven aircraft (piston and turboprop engines), while two syllable words were used for jets.

Aircraft NATO reporting name
Douglas A-20 Havoc Box
Ilyushin Il-2 Bark
Ilyushin Il-4 Bob
Ilyushin Il-10 Beast
Ilyushin Il-28 Beagle
Ilyushin Il-40 Brawny
Ilyushin Il-54 Blowlamp
Myasishchev M-4 Bison
Myasishchev M-50 Bounder
North American B-25 Mitchell Bank
Petlyakov Pe-2 Buck
Tupolev Tu-2 Bat
Tupolev Tu-4 Bull
Tupolev Tu-14 Bosun
Tupolev Tu-16, Xian H-6 Badger
Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder
Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire
Tupolev Tu-82 Butcher
Tupolev Tu-85 Barge
Tupolev Tu-91 Boot
Tupolev Tu-95 Bear A/B/C/D
Tupolev Tu-98 Backfin
Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack
Yakovlev Yak-28 Brassard
Yakovlev Yak-28B Brewer

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