Specifications for the
Northrop Grumman YF-23 Black Widow II
Technology Demonstrator / 5th Generation Fighter Prototype
Focus Model: Northrop Grumman YF-23 Black Widow II
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Northrop Grumman - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1990
Production Total: 2
Length: 67.39 ft (20.54 m)
Width: 43.60 ft (13.29 m)
Height: 13.88ft (4.23 m)
Weight (Empty): 0 lb (0 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 0 lb (0 kg)
Powerplant: PAV-1: 2 x General Electric YF120 jet engines; PAV-2: 2 x Pratt & Whitney YF119 jet engines.
Maximum Speed: 0 mph (0 kmh; 0 kts)
Maximum Range: 892 miles (1,435 km)
Service Ceiling: 65,000 ft (19,812 m; 12.3 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
None fitted. Production version would have carried an internal cannon for close-in work and internal bays would have provided housing for various Air-to-Air Missiles (AAMs) with the airframe eventually cleared to carry conventional drop bombs, guided missiles and precision-guided ordnance.
YF-23A - Official Prototype Variant of which two were constructed as "PAV-1" and "PAV-2".
United States (cancelled)