Hawker Aircraft - UK
United Kingdom (cancelled)
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
Ability to intercept inbound aerial threats by way of high-performance, typically speed and rate-of-climb.
Ability to conduct aerial bombing of ground targets by way of (but not limited to) guns, bombs, missiles, rockets, and the like.
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.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
1 x de Havilland Gyron PS.26-6 OR PS.26-3 afterburning turbojet engine developing 17,400lb to 20,000lb (respectively) thrust (dry) and 23,800lb to 27,000lb (respectively) thrust with reheat.
(3,090 kph | 1,668 knots)
(17,700 m | 11 miles)
(2,500 km | 1,350 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
2 x 30mm ADEN automatic cannons installed internally.
2 x "Red Top" air-to-air missiles (AAMs) at underwing hardpoints (one missile per wing).
Also support for 50 x 2" RP aerial rockets, nuclear-tipped drop bombs, and underwing fuel drop tanks.
P.1121 - Base project designation; incomplete prototype.