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SUPER ETENDARD


Specifications
Country of Origin France
Builder DASSAULT-BREGUET
First flight May 1958 Etendard IV
October 1990 (Upgraded Super Etendard)
In-service in the French Navy 1964 Etendard IV
June 1993 (Upgraded Super Etendard)
Similar Aircraft
  • Fantan A
  • Mitsubishi F-1
  • Mirage F1
  • Yak-38 Forger
Crew One
Role
  • strike
  • fighter
Span 31 ft, 6 in / 9.60 meters
Length 47 ft / 14.31 meters
Height 3.85 meters
Range 750-1080 nautical miles
Endurance 1h45 to 2h15 with réservoir supplémentaire
Speed
  • Mach 1,3 (@ 11 000 m)
  • Mach 0,97 (@ low altitude)
Ceiling 45,000 feet / 13700 meters
Weight 11.90 tonnes (6.25 à vide).
In-Flight Refueling Yes
Internal Fuel 2612 kg
Payload 2100 kg w/full int fuel
Power plant / Thrust SNECMA 8 K50 jet engine / 5 t
Armament
  • two 30-mm guns
  • Air-to-ground middle range missile (ASMP)
  • Exocet air-to-surface Aerospatiale missile
  • Matra Magic 2 air-to-air missile
  • AS30 air-to-surface laser-guided missile
  • rockets
  • free fall and parachute drag bombs
  • laser-guided bombs
Systems
  • radar Anémone
  • nacelle Atlis
  • détecteur Sherloc
  • brouilleur Barracuda
  • Drax radar detector
  • Barracuda and Phimat jamming pods
  • leurres Alkan 5081
  • rear flare dispenser
Special equipment 6 Oméra 31 cameras (100, 150, 200 and 600 mm)
Drop Tanks
  • 600 L drop tank with 479kg of fuel for 99nm of range
  • 625 L drop tank with 499kg of fuel for 103nm of range
  • 1100 L drop tank with 879kg of fuel for 182nm of range
Engine 1 SNECMA 8K50 @ 5 tonnes thrust
Sensors Agave radar, RWR, ballistic bombsight
User Country
  • Argentina
  • France
Number of units produced 85 (all types of Super Etendard included)
French Navy inventory 52 Super Etendard in two squadrons
5 Etendard IV P





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