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Dassault HU-25 Guardian

France (1965)
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The French-originated Dassault HU-25 Guardian - based on its successful Falcon line - is operated by the United States Coast Guard.


Detailing the development and operational history of the Dassault HU-25 Guardian Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft.  Entry last updated on 4/5/2016. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
Hi: 750mph
Lo: 375mph
    This entry's maximum listed speed (534mph).

    Graph average of 562.5 miles-per-hour.
City-to-City Ranges
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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Origin: France
Year: 1965
Type: Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft
Manufacturer(s): Dassault Aviation - France
Production: 41
Global Operators:
United States
Historical Commitments / Honors:

Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.
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Structural - Crew, Dimensions, and Weights:
Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Dassault HU-25 Guardian model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.

Operational
CREW


Personnel
2


Dimension
LENGTH


Feet
56.27 ft


Meters
17.15 m


Dimension
WIDTH


Feet
53.48 ft


Meters
16.3 m


Dimension
HEIGHT


Feet
17.45 ft


Meters
5.32 m


Weight
EMPTY


Pounds
16,601 lb


Kilograms
7,530 kg


Weight
LOADED


Pounds
28,660 lb


Kilograms
13,000 kg

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Installed Power - Standard Day Performance:
2 x Garrett AiResearch ATF3-6-2C turbofan engines.

Performance
SPEED


Miles-per-Hour
534 mph


Kilometers-per-Hour
860 kph


Knots
464 kts


Performance
RANGE


Miles
2,082 mi


Kilometers
3,350 km


Nautical Miles
1,809 nm


Performance
CEILING


Feet
41,995 ft


Meters
12,800 m


Miles
7.95 mi

Supported Weapon Systems:

Armament - Hardpoints (0):

Mission specific equipment.
Variants: Series Model Variants
• HU-25 "Guardian" - Base Series Designation; based on the Dassault Falcon 20G model; fitted with Garrett turbofan engines; 41 examples produced.