Panavia Aircraft GmbH (Europe)


Supersonic, two-engine, two-seat, multirole, variable-sweep wing, combat aircraft

Maximum Speed

Mach 2.2 (1,490 mph, 2,400 km/h) at 30,000 ft (9,000 m)


2,417 mi (3,890 km) with four external drop tanks


50,000 ft (15,240 m)

Rate of Climb

15,100 ft/min (76.7 m/s)


Length: 54 ft 10 in (16.72 m)

Wingspan: 45.6 ft (13.91 m) at 25 wing sweep, 28.2 ft (8.60 m) at 67 wing sweep

Height: 19.5 ft (5.95 m)


Empty: 31,620 lb (13,890 kg), Max. takeoff: 61,700 lb (28,000 kg)


Two Turbo-Union RB199-34R Mk 103 afterburning turbofans

Military power: 9,850 lbf (43.8 kN) each

Maximum power with afterburner: 17,270 lbf (76.8 kN) each


10 hardpoints with a capacity of 19,800 lb (9,000 kg) for ordnance and fuel tanks

Guns: two 27 mm Mauser BK-27 revolver cannon internally mounted under each side of fuselage, each with 180 rounds

Missiles (air-to-air): AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-132 ASRAAM

Missiles (air-to-ground): AGM-65 Maverick, Brimstone, Storm Shadow cruise missile, Anti-radiation missiles, ALARM missile

Bombs: 500 lb Paveway IV, 1000 lb (UK Mk 20) Paveway II/Enhanced Paveway II, 2000 lb Paveway III (GBU-24)/Enhanced Paveway III (EGBU-24), BL755, JP233, MW-1, B61 nuclear weapon, WE.177 tactical nuclear weapon