Dassault-Breguet Super Étendard

TypeAttack aircraft
Country of originFrance
ManufacturerDassault-Breguet
First flight28 October 1974
IntroducedJune 1978
Produced1977–1983
Numbers built85
Unit costsData is not available
Max speed1,000 km/h (637 knots, 733 mph) at low level
Max rangeRange: 1,820 km (983 nmi, 1,130 mi)
Combat radius: 850 km (460 nmi, 530 mi) with one AM39 Exocet missile one wing pylon and one drop tank on opposite pylon, hi-lo-hi profile
Service ceiling: 13,700 m (44,900 ft)
DimensionsLength: 14.31 m (45 ft 11½ in)
Wingspan: 9.60 m (31 ft 6 in)
Height: 3.86 m (12 ft 8 in)
Wing area: 28.4 m² (306.7 ft²)
WeightEmpty weight: 6,500 kg (14,330 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 12,000 kg (26,455 lb)
Powerplant1 x SNECMA Atar 8K-50 turbojet, 49.0 kN (11,025 lbf)
ArmamentGuns: 2x 30 mm (1.18 in) DEFA 552 cannons with 125 rounds per gun
Hardpoints: 4x underwing and 2x under-fuselage with a capacity of 2,100 kg (4,600 lb) maximum
Rockets: 4x Matra rocket pods with 18x SNEB 68 mm rockets each
Missiles:
1x AM-39 Exocets Anti-shipping missile or
1x Air-Sol Moyenne Portée nuclear armed missile or
2x AS-30L or
2x Matra Magic Air-to-air missile
Bombs: Conventional unguided or laser-guided bombs, provision for 1 x AN-52 free-fall nuclear bomb, provision for "buddy" air refuelling pod
OperatorsArgentine, France, Iraq (lent from France in 1980s)

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