McDonnell Aircraft Corporation - USA
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.
Developed ability to be used as a dedicated trainer for student pilots (typically under the supervision of an instructor).
Maximum Take-Off Weight
2 x Pratt & Whitney J57-P-55 afterburning turbojet engines developing 12,000lb of thrust dry and 17,000lb thrust with reheat.
(1,825 kph | 985 knots)
(17,800 m | 11 miles)
(2,450 km | 1,323 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 AIM-4D "Falcon" air-to-air missiles.
2 x AIR-2A "Genie" nuclear rockets.