Lockheed Martin - USA
United States (retired)
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Aircraft inherently designed (or later developed) with an unmanned capability to cover a variety of over-battlefield roles.
1 x Aerojet Rocketdyne combined cycle propulsion system with turbine engine and dual-mode ramjet utilizing common inlet and nozzle.
(7,350 kph | 3,969 knots)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
SR-72 - Company Model Designation
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry.
Rating is out of a possible 100 points.
This entry's maximum listed speed (4,567mph).
Graph average of 3,750 miles-per-hour.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.