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Dassault HU-25 Guardian - France, 1965

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 ¬©

  Dassault HU-25 Guardian  
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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.

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Dassault HU-25 Guardian Specifications

Service Year: 1965
Type: Multi-Mission Jet Aircraft
National Origin: France
Manufacturer(s): Dassault Aviation - France
Total Production: 41

Structural (Crew, Dimensions, Weights)

Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 56.27 feet (17.15 meters)
Overall Width: 53.48 feet (16.30 meters)
Overall Height: 17.45 feet (5.32 meters)

Weight (Empty): 16,601 lb (7,530 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 28,660 lb (13,000 kg)

Power / Performance (Engine Type, Top Speed)

Engine: 2 x Garrett AiResearch ATF3-6-2C turbofan engines.

Maximum Speed: 464 knots (534 mph; 860 kph)
Maximum Range: 1,809 nautical miles (2,082 miles; 3,350 km)
Service Ceiling: 41,995 feet (12,800 meters; 7.95 miles)

Armament / Mission Payload

Mission specific equipment.

Global Operators (Customers, Users)

United States

Model Variants

HU-25 "Guardian" - Base Series Designation; based on the Dassault Falcon 20G model; fitted with Garrett turbofan engines; 41 examples produced.

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