Panavia Tornado GR1(T) Aircraft Data
Photo ID 52878 by Joop de Groot. UK Air Force Panavia Tornado GR1T, ZA599
All Tornado IDS operators have some fully combat-capable dual-control Tornados for conversion and continuation training. In RAF service, these 'twin-stickers' are given the (little used) GR.1(T) designation.
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom / Germany / Italy
  • First Flight: 1974
  • Initial Service Date: 1980
  • No. Built: 17
  • No. In Service: 0
  • No. of Hardpoints: 8
  • Crew: 2

Power:

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

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: 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: 11,221 lbs

Performance:

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

Operators:

United Kingdom.

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Photo ID 70835 by Joop de Groot. UK Air Force Panavia Tornado GR1T, ZA541
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Photo ID 141478 by Doug MacDonald. UK Air Force Panavia Tornado GR1 T, ZA551
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