Nieuport - France / Dux - Russian Empire
Belgium; France; Kingdom of Italy; United Kingdom; Imperial Russia
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
Developed to operate in close proximity to active ground elements by way of a broad array of air-to-ground ordnance and munitions options.
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
1 x Le Rhone 9J rotary engine developing 110 horsepower and driving two-bladed propeller at the nose.
(165 kph | 89 knots)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
1 x 7.7mm Lewis Gun on upper wing assembly
1 x 7.7mm machine gun over nose synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades (Alkan interrupter gear fitted).
8 x Le Prieur aerial rockets fitted in two banks of four rockets at each V-strut.
Nie 16 - Base Series Designation