Lockheed Corporation - USA
United States (cancelled)
Ability to conduct aerial bombing of ground targets by way of (but not limited to) guns, bombs, missiles, rockets, and the like.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
2 x Pratt & Whitney R-4360 "Wasp Major" air-cooled radial piston engines developing between 2,650 and 3,500 horsepower each driving three-bladed propeller units.
(580 kph | 313 knots)
(11,300 m | 7 miles)
(6,435 km | 3,475 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
PROPOSED / ASSUMED:
2 x 0.30 caliber machine guns in dorsal turret.
2 x 0.30 caliber machine gun(s) in ventral turret under the nose.
1 x 0.30 caliber machine gun at left waist / beam position (assumed).
1 x 0.30 caliber machine gun at right waist / beam position (assumed).
2 x 0.30 caliber machine gun(s) at tail position.
Internally-held conventional drop bomb load of up to 4,000lb.
L-137-8 - Base Project Designation.