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F-5 Tiger II Supersonic Fighter Aircraft

Crew

One

Introduced

1975

Manufacturer

Northrop Grumman

Operators

US Navy, Philippine Air Force and Brazilian Air Force

Length

14.45m

Wingspan

8.13m

Height

4.08m

Wing Area

17.28m²

Empty Weight

4,349kg

Max Take-Off Weight

11,187kg

Type

General Electric J85-GE-21B turbojet engine

Number of Engines

Two

Thrust After Burner

22.2kN

Maximum Speed

1,700km/h

Range

1,405km

Ferry Range

3,700km

Service Ceiling

15,800m

Rate of Climb

175m/s

Guns

2 × 20mm (0.787in) Pontiac M39A2 cannons in the nose, 280 rounds / gun

Number of Hard-Points

Seven (2 × wing-tip AAM launch rails, 4 × under-wing and 1 × under-fuselage)

Rockets

2 × LAU-61/LAU-68 rocket pods, 2 × LAU-5003 rocket pods, 2 × LAU-10 rocket pods, 2 × Matra rocket pods

Missiles

4 × AIM-9 Sidewinders air-to-air missile, 2 × AGM-65 Mavericks air-to-surface missile

Bombs

Iron bombs, CBU-24/49/52/58 cluster bomb munitions, napalm bomb canisters and M129 leaflet bomb
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