Specifications for the
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Battlefield Surveillance Aircraft
Focus Model: Grumman OV-1D Mohawk
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Grumman - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1959
Length: 41.01ft (12.5m)
Width: 48.00ft (14.63m)
Height: 12.66ft (3.86m)
Weight (Empty): 11,067lbs (5,020kg)
Weight (MTOW): 19,229lbs (8,722kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Lycoming T35-L-701 turboprop engines delivering 1,400 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 297mph (478kmh; 258kts)
Maximum Range: 1,678miles (2,700km)
Service Ceiling: 35,007ft (10,670m; 6.6miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 2,350 feet per minute (716m/min)
None as standard. Provision for rocket pods and gunpods on two underwing hardpoints.
G-134 - Grumman Program Model Design Designation; 9 evaluation examples produced.
YAO-1 (YOV-1A) - Initial Evaluation Aircraft Designation; later redesignated to YOV-1.
OV-1A (AO-1AF) - Initial Production Model Designation for US Army usage; day/night visual reconnaissance; conventional camera systems.
JOV-1A - Armed OV-1A and OV-1C models; 169 examples produced.
OV-1B (AO-1BF) - Production Model Designation for US Army usage; SLAR (Side-Looking Airborne Radar) suite carried in large under-underfuselage pod; sans optical cameras.
OV-1C (AO-1CF) - Based on the OV-1B but fitted with an AAS-24 infrared surveillance system.
OV-1D - Definitive Mohawk; improved engine performance; side-loading cargo door; IR, SLAR and optical sensors; B and C models converted to this standard; 37 new-build units with 82 conversions.
RV-1C "Quick Look" ELINT - Dedicated Electronic Surveillance Platform; 2 conversions.
RV-1D "Quick Look II" ELINT - Dedicated Electronic Surveillance Platform; 31 converions.
EV-1D "Quick Look III" ELINT
OV-1E - Proposed Modernized Mohawk Prototype; never produced; single example.
OF-1 - Reserved USMC Designation (USMC pulled out of the OV-1 program).
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