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Dassault Super Etendard

Photo ID 211331 by Martin Otero. Argentina Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 0761
The Dassault-Breguet Super Etendard is a French carrier-borne strike fighter aircraft designed for service with the French Navy.
The Super Etendard is a greatly revised Etendard IVM, with Atar 8K50 engine, new wing, and updated avionics including Agave radar. A single prototype was built, followed by 71 production jets for the France Navy (Aeronavale) and 14 for the Argentine Navy, for a total of 86 jets.
Super Étendard Modernisé (SEM) in the France Navy were upgraded consecutively through four "Standards" to provide such features as improved avionics, including Anemone radar and a new RWR
  • Country of Origin: France
  • First Flight: 1974
  • Initial Service Date: 1978
  • No. Built: 86
  • No. In Service: 60 (approx.)
  • No. of Hardpoints: 4
  • Crew: 1

Power:

1× SNECMA Atar 8K-50 turbojet at 11.000 lbf

Weapons:

Guns: 2× 30 mm (1.18 in) DEFA 552 cannons with 150 rounds per gun
Rockets: 2× Matra rocket pods with 18× SNEB 68 mm rockets each
Missiles: 2× AM-39 Exocets; 2× AS-30L
Bombs: 2,100 kg (4,600 lb) of payload on four external hardpoints

Dimensions:

Length:45 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span:31 ft. 6 in.
Wing Area:312 ft.
Height:12 ft. 4 in.
Empty Weight:14,200 lbs
Max. Weight:25,300 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed:733 mph
Service Ceiling:44,900 ft.
Normal Range:460 nm
Max. Range:2,200 nm

Operators:

France Navy, Argentina Navy, Iraq Air Force (five aircraft on loan from France)

Random great photos of the Dassault Super Etendard:

Photo ID 102880 by Kostas Tsipas. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 61
Photo ID 71025 by Barry Swann. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 4
Photo ID 165934 by Paul Newbold. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 31
Photo ID 114349 by Tony Osborne - Opensky Imagery. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 18
Photo ID 53274 by Arie van Groen. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 62
Photo ID 23686 by Mark Broekhans. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 71
Photo ID 23468 by Scott Rathbone. France Navy Dassault Super Etendard, 24
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