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Lockheed-Martin F-35 Lightning II

Prime contractor Lockheed-Martin
Country of origin USA
Type Stealth Multirole Fighter, conventional takeoff and landing variant.
Crew 1
First flight 1999
In-service year Expected in 2008
Engine Pratt & Whitney JSF119-611 afterburning turbofan
Ceiling Tested on an altitude up to 34,000 ft
Speed Tested up to mach 1.2
Wing span 10.70 m (35 ft 1¼ in)
Length 15.47 m (50 ft 9 in)
Height 12 ft
Weight empty ~22,500 lbs
Max. take-off weight ~50,000 lbs
Cannon Boeing/Mauser BK 27 (27 mm)
Armament up to 13,000 lbs of weaponry in internal bays

 

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