Panavia Tornado IDS(T) Aircraft Data
Photo ID 247895 by Benjamin Henz. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 45 77
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


2× Turbo-Union RB199-34R Mk. 101 turbofan at 8,475 lbf or 2× Turbo-Union RB199-34R Mk. 103 turbofan at 8,650 lbf


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


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

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


Length: 54 ft. 10 1/4 in.
Wing Span: 45.64 ft. / 28.22 ft in.
Wing Area: 286.33 sq.ft
Height: 19 ft. 6 1/4 in.
Empty Weight: 31,065 lbs
Max. Weight: 61,620 lbs
Max. Ordnance Load: 19,841 lbs
Internal Fuel: 10,273.53 lbs


Max. Speed: 1,453 mph
Cruise Speed: 585 mph
Service Ceiling: 50,000 ft.
Normal Range: 750 nm
Max. Range: 2,100 nm


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

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Photo ID 103763 by Mario Boeren. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 43 10
Photo ID 131831 by Thomas Ziegler - Aviation-Media. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 43 92
Photo ID 77231 by Peter Boschert. Germany Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, 45 16
Photo ID 32629 by Arie van Groen. Italy Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, MM55011
Photo ID 40569 by Maurice A.. Germany Navy Panavia Tornado IDS T, 45 13
Photo ID 8533 by Giorgio Pitteri. Italy Air Force Panavia Tornado IDS T, MM55011
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