Panavia Tornado IDS(T) Aircraft Data
Photo ID 149157 by Florian Morasch. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 45 61
All Tornado IDS operators have some fully combat-capable dual-control Tornados for conversion and continuation training. These 'twin-stickers' are given the (little used) IDS(T) designation.
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom / Germany / Italy
  • First Flight: 1974
  • Initial Service Date: 1980
  • No. Built: 93
  • No. In Service: 84 (approx.)
  • No. of Hardpoints: 8
  • Crew: 2

Power:

2× Turbo-Union RB199-34R Mk. 101 turbofan at 37.70 kN or 2× Turbo-Union RB199-34R Mk. 103 turbofan at 38.48 kN

Weapons:

2× 27mm Mauser BK-27 cannon with 180 rounds per cannon

Missiles:

Air-to-air missiles:
AIM-9 Sidewinder or IRIS-T or AIM-132 ASRAAM

Air-to-surface missiles:
6× AGM-65 Maverick; or
12× Brimstone missile; or
4× Storm Shadow or Taurus KEPD 350 cruise missile

Anti-ship missiles:
2× AS.34 Kormoran; or
2× BAe Sea Eagle

Anti-radiation missiles:
4× AGM-88 HARM; or
6× ALARM missile

Bombs:
Hunting Engineering BL755 cluster bombs; or
HOPE/HOSBO GPS/electro-optically guided glide bombs; or
Joint Direct Attack Munition; or
Paveway series of Laser-guided bomb (LGB); or
Up to 2× JP233 or MW-1 munitions dispensers (for runway cratering operations)
Up to 4× B61 or WE.177 tactical nuclear weapons

Dimensions:

Length: 16.72 m.
Wing Span: 13.91 / 8.60 m.
Wing Area: 26.60 m²
Height: 5.95 m.
Empty Weight: 14,091 kg.
Max. Weight: 27,951 kg.
Max. Ordnance Load: 9,000 kg.
Internal Fuel: 4,660 kg.

Performance:

Max. Speed: 2,338 kph
Cruise Speed: 941.47 kph
Service Ceiling: 15,240 m.
Normal Range: 1,390 km
Max. Range: 3,889.20 km

Operators:

Germany (Air Force and Navy), Italy, Saudi Arabia.

Random great photos of the Panavia Tornado IDS(T):

Photo ID 43389 by Bert van Wijk. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 44 75
Photo ID 149157 by Florian Morasch. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 45 61
Photo ID 218042 by Fabrizio Berni. Italy Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, MM7038
Photo ID 129192 by Alessandro L.. Italy Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, MM55002
Photo ID 222860 by Rainer Mueller. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 44 72
Photo ID 66544 by Tobias Ader. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 43 92
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