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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


Primary Function: Long-range, multi-role, heavy bomber
Builder: Rockwell International, North American Aircraft
Operations Air Frame and Integration: Offensive avionics, Boeing Military Airplane; defensive avionics, AIL Division
Power Plant: Four General Electric F-101 GE-100 turbofan engine with afterburner
Thrust: 30,000-plus pounds (13,500-plus kilograms) with afterburner, per engine
Length: 150.2 feet
Wingspan: 136.7 feet extended forward
78.2 feet swept aft
Height: 33.6 feet
Weights: Design Maximum Takeoff: 389,800 lbs.
Design Maximum Ramp: 395,000 lbs.
Maximum Landing: 350,000 lbs.
Speed: Max Speed: at 500 ft. (750 mph)
Max Speed: Mach 2.0 at 50,000 feet (1,320 mph)
Cruise speed: at 50,000 ft (648 mph)
Range: 5,300 miles unrefueled
Ceiling: Over 30,000 feet (9,000 meters)
Crew: Four (aircraft commander, pilot, offensive systems officer and defensive systems officer)
Armament:115,000 lbs


conventional bombs:
75,000 lbs internal plus 40,000 lbs external 32 SRAM

Date Deployed: Cancelled 1977
Unit Cost:
Inventory: none
4 built, 2 crashed and 2 on display

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