|A.N. Tupolev and G.K. Ordzhonikidze|
during a visit to an aircraft factory. 1936
The performance figures for the VSB-1 requested by the VVS were analysed in the OKB, and the project given the designation ANT-38. After mutual agreement and definition, new tactical and technical requirements on a more modest scale were arrived at. These became the basis for later project work on the ANT-42 (TB-7).