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F-18


Official name: EA-18G Growler.
Manufactured: Boeing (USA).
Type: Electronic warfare fighter.
Propulsion: Duel F414-GE-400 engines producing 44,000 lbs of thrust.
Maximum speed: 1,190 mph (Mach 1.8).
Service ceiling: 50,000 ft+.
Flight radius: 449 miles.
Empty weight: 33,094 pounds.
Loaded weight: 47,000 pounds.
Maximum takeoff weight: 66,000 pounds.
Wingspan: 44.9 feet.
Length: 60.2 feet.
Height: 16 feet.
Wing area: 500 ft².
Thrust to weight ratio: 0.93.
Weaponry: 11 hardpoints with the capacity to hold 17,750 pouds of weaponry. Also carries electronics warfare devices for jamming enemy radar.
Development Status: Planned to replace EA-6B. 85 aircraft are planned for production, with 12 having already been delivered to the Navy.
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