JAS39 Gripen Multirole Combat Aircraft

JAS39 Fighter Jet

A Swedish JAS-39 Gripen prepares to take on fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during the Arctic Challenge exercise Sept. 20, 2013, over Norway. Sweden and other members of the Nordic Defense Cooperation train with the U.S. Air Force regularly to maintain proficiency operating in a multinational environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Christopher Mesnard/Released)

Fighter Specifications
Crew: 1 (2 for JAS 39D)
Payload: 5,300 kg (11,700 lb)
Length: 14.1 m (46 ft 3 in); two-seater: 14.8 m (48 ft 5 in)
Wingspan: 8.4 m (27 ft 7 in)
Height: 4.5 m (14 ft 9 in)
Wing area: 30.0 m² (323 ft²)
Empty weight: 6,800 kg[269] (12,600 lb)
Loaded weight: 8,500 kg (18,700 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 14,000 kg (31,000 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Volvo RM12 afterburning turbofan
Dry thrust: 54 kN (12,100 lbf)
Thrust with afterburner: 80.5 kN (18,100 lbf)
Wheel track: 2.4 m (7 ft 10 in)
Performance

Maximum speed: Mach 2 (2,204 km/h (1,190 kn; 1,370 mph)) at high altitude
Combat radius: 800 km (497 mi, 432 nmi)
Ferry range: 3,200 km (1,983 mi) with drop tanks
Service ceiling: 15,240 m (50,000 ft)
Wing loading: 283 kg/m² (58 lb/ft²)
Thrust/weight: 0.97
Maximum g-load: +9 g
Armament

Guns: 1× 27 mm Mauser BK-27 Revolver cannon with 120 rounds (single-seat models only)
Hardpoints: 8 (three on each wing and two under fuselage) and provisions to carry combinations of:
Rockets: 4× rocket pods, 13.5 cm rockets

Missiles:
6× AIM-9 Sidewinder (Rb.74) or IRIS-T (Rb 98)
4× AIM-120 AMRAAM (Rb.99) or MICA
4× Meteor (under development)
4× AGM-65 Maverick (Rb.75)
2× KEPD.350
2× Rbs.15F anti-ship missile
Bombs:
4× GBU-12 Paveway II laser-guided bomb
2× Bk.90 cluster bomb
8× Mark 82 bombs

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