Mitsubishi X-2 Shinshin

The Mitsubishi X-2 Shinshin (ATD-X) is a Japanese experimental aircraft for testing advanced stealth fighter aircraft technologies.

It is being developed by the Japanese Ministry of Defence Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) for research purposes.

The main contractor of the project is Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Many consider this aircraft to be Japan’s first domestically made stealth fighter.

ATD-X is an acronym for “Advanced Technology Demonstrator – X”.

Specifications

Crew

1

Length

14.174 m (46 ft 6 in)

Wingspan

9.099 m (29 ft 10 in)

Height

4.514 m (14 ft 10 in)

Empty weight

9,700 kg (21,385 lb)

Powerplant

2 × IHI XF5-1 low-bypass turbofans, 49.03 kN (11,023 lbf) with afterburner

Maximum speed

Mach 2.25, (Mach 1.28 super cruise)

Range

2,900 km (1,800 mi, 1,566 nmi)

Combat range

761 km (473 mi, 411 nmi)

Ferry range

3,200 km (1,988 mi, 1,728 nmi).

 

 

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