Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Aircraft Data
Photo ID 218442 by Peter Boschert. USA Air Force Lockheed Martin F 35A Lightning II, 15 5160
The Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II is a fifth-generation, single-seat, single-engine, stealth multirole fighter, that can perform close air support, tactical bombing, and air defense missions.
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • First Flight: 2006
  • Initial Service Date:
  • No. Built: 2
  • No. In Service: 0
  • No. of Hardpoints: 4
  • Crew: 1

Power:

1 x Pratt & Whitney F135-PW-100 turbofan at 28,000 lbf or 1 x General Electric / Rolls Royce F136 turbofan at 0 lbf

Weapons:

Guns: 1 × GAU-22/A 25 mm (0.984 in) cannon internally with 180 rounds
Hardpoints: 6× external pylons on wings with a capacity of 15,000 lb (6,800 kg) and 2× internal bays with 2 pylons each for a total weapons payload of 18,000 lb.

Missiles:
Air-to-air: AIM-120 AMRAAM, AIM-132 ASRAAM, AIM-9X Sidewinder
Air-to-ground: AGM-154 JSOW, AGM-158 JASSM

Bombs:
Mark 84, Mark 83 and Mark 82 GP bombs
Mk.20 Rockeye II cluster bomb
Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser capable
Paveway-series laser-guided bombs
Small Diameter Bomb (SDB)
JDAM-series

Dimensions:

Length: 51 ft. 6 in.
Wing Span: 35 ft. 0 in.
Wing Area: 460 sq.ft
Height: 14 ft. 2 in.
Empty Weight: 29,300 lbs
Max. Weight: 70,000 lbs
Internal Fuel: 18,480 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed: 1,283 mph
Service Ceiling: 60,000 ft.
Normal Range: 610 nm
Max. Range: 1,200 nm

Operators:

US Air Force, UK Air Force, Royal Netherlands Air Force, Australian Air Force, South Korean Air Force, Norwegian Air Force, JASDF, Italian Air Force.

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