Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

TypeStealth attack aircraft
Country of originUnited States
ManufacturerLockheed Corporation
Lockheed Martin
First flight18 June 1981
Introduced15 October 1983
Produced22 April 2008
Numbers built64 (5 YF-117As, 59 F-117As)
Unit costsUS$42.6 million (flyaway cost)
Max speedMaximum speed: Mach 0.92 (617 mph, 993 km/h)
Cruise speed: Mach 0.92
Max rangeRange: 930 NM (1720 km)
Service ceiling: 45,000 ft (13,716 m)
DimensionsLength: 65 ft 11 in (20.09 m)
Wingspan: 43 ft 4 in (13.20 m)
Height: 12 ft 9.5 in (3.78 m)
Wing area: 780 ft² (73 m²)
WeightEmpty weight: 29,500 lb (13,380 kg)
Loaded weight: 52,500 lb (23,800 kg)
Powerplant2 x General Electric F404-F1D2 turbofans, 10,600 lbf (48.0 kN) each
Armament2 x internal weapons bays with one hardpoint each (total of two weapons) equipped to carry:

GBU-10 Paveway II laser-guided bomb with 2000lb Mk84 blast/fragmentation or BLU-109 or BLU-116 Penetrator warhead
GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb with 500lb Mk82 blast/fragmentation warhead
GBU-27 Paveway III laser-guided bomb with 2000lb Mk84 blast-fragmentation or BLU-109 or BLU-116 Penetrator warhead
GBU-31 JDAM INS/GPS guided munition with 2000lb Mk84 blast-frag or BLU-109 Penetrator warhead
B61 nuclear bomb
OperatorsUnited States (Retired)

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