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Dassault HU-25 Guardian

Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft

Dassault HU-25 Guardian

Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The French-originated Dassault HU-25 Guardian - based on its successful Falcon line - is operated by the United States Coast Guard.
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ORIGIN: France
YEAR: 1965
MANUFACTURER(S): Dassault Aviation - France
PRODUCTION: 41
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



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.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 56.27 feet (17.15 meters)
WIDTH: 53.48 feet (16.3 meters)
HEIGHT: 17.45 feet (5.32 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 16,601 pounds (7,530 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 28,660 pounds (13,000 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x Garrett AiResearch ATF3-6-2C turbofan engines.
SPEED (MAX): 534 miles-per-hour (860 kilometers-per-hour; 464 knots)
RANGE: 2,082 miles (3,350 kilometers; 1,809 nautical miles)
CEILING: 41,995 feet (12,800 meters; 7.95 miles)




ARMAMENT



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.






MEDIA









Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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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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Graph showcases the Dassault HU-25 Guardian's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
Aviation Era
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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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Supported Roles
A2A
Interception
UAV
Ground Attack
CAS
Training
ASW
Anti-Ship
AEW
MEDEVAC
EW
Maritime/Navy
SAR
Aerial Tanker
Utility/Transport
VIP
Passenger
Business
Recon
SPECOPS
X-Plane/Development
A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue