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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

XB-68 Specifications

Span 53 ft.
Incidence (root) 2 degrees (tip) 2 degrees
Sweepback 26 degrees 24ft.
Length 109 ft. 8 in.
Height 25 ft. 6 in.
Weight 102,720 lbs. maximum take-off weight (limited by space), 74,180 lbs. for basic mission (subsonic), 53,925 lbs. empty (estimated)
Armament One Type T-171E-2 20mm cannon tail turret with 1100 rounds of ammunition. Four tail cones are interchangeable in the field for optimum defense capability.
One Class D of 3500 lbs. or one Class C of 8500 lbs.
CamerasOne P-2 Vertical and one O-20 Scope Camera
Engines Two Pratt & Whitney J75 (JT4B-21) axial flow turbojets of 27,500 lbs. static sea level thrust each with afterburner and ISEC (Induction System Evaporative Cooling of engine air by water injection), 18,150 lbs. Static sea level thrust each at military power (no afterburner), 16,350 lbs. Static sea level thrust each at normal power.
Maximum speed 1380 knots at 54,700 ft. altitude at max. power.
Cruising speed 1212 knots at 35,000 ft. altitude at max. power.
Range 2642 nautical miles
Service Ceiling 40,950 ft.

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