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Rafale

Specifications
Country France
TypeMulti-Role
CrewSingle or twin seater
Span10,80 m (35.4 ft)
Wing area45,70 m (492 sq ft)
Length15,27 m (33.8 ft)
Height5,34 m (17,4 ft)
Empty10-ton class
BME20950 lb.
Max ramp weight49560 lb.
Max Weight24,500 kg (54,000 lb)
Fuel (internal) 4,700 kg (10,300 lb)
Fuel (external) 7,500 kg (16,500 lb)
Max external capability 9,500 kg (20,950 lb)
engine 2 x M88-2 powerplant
10,971 lbs dry and 16,620 lbs with afterburner
(or 11,250 dry to 17,000 lb of thrust with afterburner).
Load factors+9g/-3.2g
Max speedM 1.8+/750 kts
Approach speed120 knots
Landing distance450 m (1,475 ft)
Take-off landing< 1300 ft
Max climb rateOver 1,000 ft/sec
Operational ceiling55,000 ft
Combat Radius1882 km
Radius of action (penetration mission)More than 1,000 nautical miles
Combat air patrol loiter timeOver 3 hours
In-Flight RefuelingYes
Internal Fuel4250 kg
External stores 13215 lb. to 17620 lb.
Air version 14 hard points
Navy version 13 hard points
Heavy stores & fuel "wet" stations5
Drop Tanks 2000 L Drop tank with 1598 kg for 188nm of range
Armament Cannon: 1 30mm DEFA 554
Mica, R.550 Magic 2, BGL 400
SensorsRDX LD/SD radar, FLIR, LRMTS, RWR, Advanced bombsight



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