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ATL3 Atlantique – Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Crew

Two

Passenger Capacity

Eight

Country

France

Entry into Service

1966

Length

31.6m

Wingspan

36.3m

Height

11.2m

Empty Weight

25,000kg

Maximum Take-Off Weight

46,500kg

Maximum Internal Payload

5,500kg

Weapons Payload

3,500kg

Fuel Capacity

16,000kg

Type

Rolls-Royce Allison AE2100H engines

Number

Two

Propellers

Six-bladed composite

Maximum Speed

355kts (650km/h)

Cruise Speed

315kts (580km/h)

Maximum Range

4,200nm (7,783km) to 4,859nm (9,004km)

Service Ceiling

33,000ft (10,058m)

Maximum Endurance

18 hours

Number of Hardpoints

Four

Missiles

2× Exocet AM39 air-to-surface missiles<br /> 4× Harpoon air-to-surface missiles

Torpedoes

8× Nato torpedoes

Other

6x mines, 8x anti-submarine warfare depth charges, 12x search and rescue containers, 200x sonobuoys and 70x markers

Manufacturer

Societé Européenne de Construction de l'Avion Breguet Atlantique (SECBAT) consortium

Operators

German, Italian and Pakistani Navies

Engines

Rolls-Royce

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Composite Propeller

Messier Dowty

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