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F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Crew

F/A-18/E &ndash; 1<br />F/A-18/f &ndash; 2 &ndash; the pilot and co-pilot

Manufacturer

Boeing

Operators

US Navy, Royal Australian Airforce

Wingspan

44ft 8in

Width, Wings Folded

30ft 7in

Length

60ft 1in

Height

16ft

Empty Weight

30,000lb

Take-Off Weight With Attack Payload

66,000lb

Maximum Speed

In excess of Mach 1.8

Flight Ceiling

50,000ft

Combat Radius

400nm

Combat Endurance

135 minutes

Air-to-Air Missiles

AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-7 Sparrow and AIM-120 AMRAAM

Air-to-Surface Missiles

AGM-65 Maverick, Standoff Land Attack Missile (SLAM-ER), AGM-88 HARM Anti-radiation missile and AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW)

Anti-Ship Missile

AGM-84 Harpoon

Gun

1 x 20mm M61 Vulcan nose mounted gatling gun

Bombs

JDAM Precision-guided munition (PGMs), # Paveway Laser guided bombs, Mk 80 unguided iron bombs, CBU-87 cluster, CBU-78 Gator, CBU-97 and Mk 20 Rockeye II

Engines

2 x General Electric F414-GE-400 turbofans

Thrust with Afterburner

22,000lb
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