Dassault Super Etendard Aircraft Data
Photo ID 163403 by Sven Zimmermann. France Air Force Dassault Super Etendard, 15
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)

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