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F-23


Official name: YF-23A Black Widow II.
Manufactured: Northrop / McDonnell Douglas.
Type: Expiramental air-superiority and multi-role fighter.
Propulsion: Duel Pratt and Whitney YF119 turbofans or twin GE YF120 turbofan engines.
Maximum speed: Mach 2.2.
Max supercruise speed: Mach 1.6.
Service ceiling: 65,000 ft.
Flight radius: 900 miles.
Empty weight: 29,000 pounds.
Loaded weight: 51,320 pounds.
Maximum takeoff weight: 62,000 pounds.
Wingspan: 43′ 7″
Length: 67′ 5″
Height: 13′ 11″
Wing area:900 ft²
Thrust to weight ratio: 1.36.
Weaponry: 4 AIM-9 Sidewinders in internal bays of side and 4 AIM-120 AMRAAMs underneath in internal bay. Also has 1 x 20mm Vulcan cannon.
Development Status: Lost to YF-22 in Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) competiton. Design could be adapted for competiton in the interim bomber contest.
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