Specifications for the
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Focus Model: Northrop F-5E Tiger II
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Northrop Aircraft Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1962
Production Total: 2,246
Length: 47.41 ft (14.45 m)
Width: 26.67 ft (8.13 m)
Height: 13.32ft (4.06 m)
Weight (Empty): 9,722 lb (4,410 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 24,723 lb (11,214 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x General Electric J85-GE21 turbojet engines with afterburner developing 5,000 lb thrust each.
Maximum Speed: 1,077 mph (1,734 kmh; 936 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,543 miles (2,483 km)
Service Ceiling: 51,804 ft (15,790 m; 9.8 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 28,700 feet-per-minute (8,748 m/min)
Hardpoints: 7 (including wingtip mounts)
2 x 20mm M39A2 internal cannons
2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles on wingtips.
Mission-specific ordinance is limited up to a maximum of 7,000lbs across 4 x underwing and 1 x underfuselage hardpoints and can include:
2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missiles.
4 x AIM-120 AMRAAM medium-range air-to-air missiles.
AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface guided missiles
2 x LAU-61 19-shot 70mm rocket pods
2 x LAU-68 7-shot 70mm rocket pods
2 x LAU-10 4-shot 127mm rocket pods
2 x Matra SNEB 18-shot 68mm rocket pods
Conventional Drop Bombs
3 x 275 US gallon External Fuel Droptanks
N-156 - Northrop Private Venture Lightweight Fighter Model.
Austria; Bahrain; Botswana; Brazil; Canada; Chile; Ethiopia; Greece; Honduras; Indonesia; Iran; Jordan; Kenya; Malaysia; Mexico; Morocco; Netherlands; Norway; Philippines; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; South Korea; Spain; Sudan; South Vietnam; Soviet Union; Switzerland; Taiwan; Thailand; Tunisia; Turkey; United States; Venezuela; Vietnam; Yemen