Specifications for the
Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram)
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
Focus Model: Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram)
Country of Origin: Italy
Manufacturer: Reggiane - Italy
Initial Year of Service: 1942
Production Total: 225
Length: 26.77 ft (8.16 m)
Width: 36.09 ft (11.00 m)
Height: 10.33ft (3.15 m)
Weight (Empty): 5,291 lb (2,400 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 7,143 lb (3,240 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Piaggio P.XIX RC 45 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine developing 1,175 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 329 mph (530 kmh; 286 kts)
Maximum Range: 684 miles (1,100 km)
Service Ceiling: 34,449 ft (10,500 m; 6.5 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
2 x 12.7mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns in upper forward fuselage synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
2 x 7.7mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns in wings
3 x conventional drop bombs (up to 1,400lbs collectively) held underwing and underfuselage.
Re.2002 "Ariete" - Base Series Designation
Italy; Nazi Germany