Boeing Company / McDonnell Douglas / Northrop Grumman / NASA - USA
- X-Plane / Developmental
56.10 ft (17.1 m)
38.39 ft (11.7 m)
15.26 ft (4.65 m)
2 x General Electric F404-GE-400 turbofan engines developing 16,000 lb of thrust each.
1,190 mph (1,915 kph; 1,034 kts)
49,213 feet (15,000 m; 9.32 miles)
1,864 miles (3,000 km; 1,620 nm)
50,000 ft/min (15,240 m/min)
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(Showcased armament details pertain to the Boeing X-53 AAW production model)
X-53 - Base Product Designation; single example completed from F/A-18 airframe.
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