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Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet

Prime contractor Boeing
Country of origin USA
Type multi-role fighter and attack aircraft
Crew 1 (F/A-18E) or 2 (F/A-18F)
First flight 1995
In-service year 1998
Engine Two General Electric F414-GE-400 turbofan engines, 22,000lb thrust each
Ceiling 50,000 ft
Max. level speed in excess of Mach 1.8
Wing span 44 ft 8 in
Width wings folded 30 ft 7 in
Length 60 ft 1 in
Height 16 ft 0 in
Weight empty 30,000 lb
Take-off weight with attack payload 66,000 lb
Cannon One M61-A1 Vulcan Cannon
Armament Weaponry Includes AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-7 Sparrow and AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missiles; guided air-to-ground weapons such as Harpoon, SLAM, GBU-10, HARM and Maverick; and free-fall air-to-ground bombs such as Mk-76, BDU-48,Mk-82LD, Mk-82HD and Mk-84. The aircraft can also carry the GPS/inertially guided joint direct attack munition (JDAM) and joint stand-off weapon (JSOW), all this on eleven weapon stations, which include two additional wing store stations
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