Northrop Corporation - USA
Bahrain (cancelled); Morocco (cancelled); United States
General ability to actively engage other aircraft of similar form and function, typically through guns, missiles, and/or aerial rockets.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
1 x General Electric F404-GE-100 afterburning turbofan engine developing 17,000lb thrust with reheat.
(2,414 kph | 1,303 knots)
(16,800 m | 10 miles)
(2,760 km | 1,490 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 20mm Pontiac M39A2 internal cannons in nose
2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missiles (wingtip mounts).
Up to 9,000lb of external stores supporting:
2 x CRV7 rocket pods
2 x LAU-10 127mm rocket pods
2 x Matra SNEB 68mm rocket pods
2 x AGM-65 Maverick air-to-surface missiles
2 x 30mm gun pods
2 x AIM-7 Sparrow medium-range air-to-air missiles
Mk 82 iron bombs
CBU-24 cluster bombs
CBU-49 cluster bombs
CBU-52 cluster bombs
CBU-58 cluster bombs
Fuel Droptanks as needed
5 (including wingtip mounts)