Primary Function: Multi-role attack and fighter

aircraft

Contractor: McDonnell Douglas

Unit Cost: $ 35 million

Propulsion: Two F414-GE-400 turbofan engines

Thrust: 22,000 pounds (9,977 kg) static thrust

per engine

Length: 60.3 feet (18.5 meters)

Height: 16 feet (4.87 meters)

Maximum Take Off Gross Weight: 66,000 pounds (29,932 kg)

Wingspan: 44.9 feet (13.68 meters)

Ceiling: 50,000+ feet

Speed: Mach 1.8+

Crew:

A,C and E models: One

B,D and F models: Two

Armament: One M61A1/A2 Vulcan 20mm cannon;

External payload: AIM 9 Sidewinder, AIM 7 Sparrow, AIM-120 AMRAAM,

Harpoon, Harm, Shrike, SLAM, SLAM-ER, Walleye, Maverick missiles; Joint Stand-Off

Weapon (JSOW); Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM); various general purpose

bombs, mines and rockets.

Date Deployed: First Flight - December 1995