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Continued From Previous Page General Characteristics, C and D models Primary Function: Multi-role attack and fighter aircraft. Contractor: Prime: McDonnell Douglas; Major Subcontractor: Northrop. Date Deployed: November 1978. Operational - October 1983 (A/B models); September 1987 (C/D models). Unit Cost: $29 million. Propulsion: Two F404-GE-402 enhanced performance turbofan engines. 17,700 pounds static thrust per engine. Length: 56 feet (16.8 meters). Height: 15 feet 4 inches (4.6 meters). Wingspan: 40 feet 5 inches (13.5 meters). Weight: Maximum Take Off Gross Weight is 51,900 pounds (23,537 kg). Airspeed: Mach 1.7+. Ceiling: 50,000+ feet. Range: Combat: 1,089 nautical miles (1252.4 miles/2,003 km), clean plus two AIM-9s Ferry: 1,546 nautical miles (1777.9 miles/2,844 km), two AIM-9s plus three 330 gallon tanks. Crew: A, C and E models: One B, D and F models: Two Armament: One M61A1/A2 Vulcan 20mm cannon; AIM 9 Sidewinder, AIM 7 Sparrow, AIM-120 AMRAAM, Harpoon, Harm, SLAM, SLAM-ER, Maverick missiles; Joint Stand-Off Weapon (JSOW); Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM); various general purpose bombs, mines and rockets. Continued on Next Page