Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XF4H-1 - Twin Prototype Examples with J79 turbojets.
F4H-1 - Initial Production Designation; later redesignated to F-4A.
F-4A - Redesignated from F4H-1; 45 Pre-Production Models with J79-GE-2/2A engines of 16,150lbs.
F-4B - Second F4H-1 portion of initial production batch numbering 649 examples; fitted with J79-GE-8 engine of 17,000lbs.
F-4C - Originally F-110A for USAF; 635 examples; attack fighters fitted with J79-GE-15 engines of 17,000lbs.
F-4D - Based on F-4C models but with USAF electronics as opposed to USN; 773 examples.
F-4E - Definitive F-4 Phantom II; USAF request; leading edge slats; improved radar; J79-GE-17 engines of 17,900lbs; 1 x 20mm internal rotary cannon; at least 1,400 examples produced.
F-4E "2020 Terminator" - Turkish F-4E systems upgraded with Israeli assistance.
F-4F - German Export Models; air superiority model; 175 examples produced.
F-4G - USN "Wild Weasel" Radar Supression Model.
F-4J - US Navy Model; redesigned wing and tail; J79-GE-10 engines of 17,900lbs; 512 examples.
F-4K - British Export Model with Rolls-Royce Spey turbofan engines; based on F-4J; Royal Navy; 52 examples.
F-4M - British Export Model with Rolls-Royce Spey turbofan engines; based on F-4K; Royal Air Force; 118 examples.
F-4EJ - Japanese Export and License-Built (Mitsubishi) Models.
F-4EJ "Kai" - Modified / Standardized F-4EJ systems.
RF-4EJ - Japanese Reconnaissance Models
F-4X - Proposed Mach 3-Capable Reconnaissance Variant with water-injection.
RF-4B - Tactical Reconnaissance for USMC; 46 examples.
RF-4C - Tactical Reconnaissance for USAF; 499 examples.
RF-4E - Tactical Reconnaissance
QF-4B - Convertet Remote-Controlled Target Drone
QF-4E - Convertet Remote-Controlled Target Drone
QF-4G - Convertet Remote-Controlled Target Drone
QF-4N - Convertet Remote-Controlled Target Drone
QF-4S - Convertet Remote-Controlled Target Drone
F-100A - Original USAF Designation; becoming F-4C model.
"Kurnass" - Israeli F-4E models
"Orev" - Israeli RF-4E models
"Kurnass 2000" - Modernized Kurnass systems with improved avionics.
C.12 - Spanish Export ex-USAF F-4C models.
CR.12 - Spanish Export ex-USAF RF-4C models.