Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle

Specifications

1st Flight 1980

Crew: 1

Length: 19.43 m (63 ft 9 in)

Wingspan: 13.05 m (42 ft 10 in)

Height: 5.63 m (18 ft 6 in)

Wing area: 56.5 m2 (608 sq ft)

Airfoil: root: NACA 64A006.6; tip: NACA 64A203

Empty weight: 12,700 kg (27,999 lb)

Gross weight: 20,200 kg (44,533 lb)

Max takeoff weight: 30,845 kg (68,002 lb)

Fuel capacity: 6,100 kg (13,448 lb) internal

Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney F100-220 (or −100) afterburning turbofan engine, 77.62 kN (17,450 lbf) thrust each dry, 111.2 kN (25,000 lbf) with afterburner

Performance

Maximum speed: 2,650 km/h (1,650 mph, 1,430 kn) / M2.5+ at high altitude

1,450 km/h (900 mph; 780 kn) / M1.2 at low altitude

Service ceiling: 20,000 m (66,000 ft)

Rate of climb: 254 m/s (50,000 ft/min)

Wing loading: 358 kg/m2 (73 lb/sq ft)

Thrust/weight: 1.12

Armament

Guns: 1× 20 mm M61 Vulcan

Hard points: ten with provisions to carry combinations of:

Missiles:

Mitsubishi AAM-3

Mitsubishi AAM-4

Mitsubishi AAM-5

AIM-9 Sidewinder

AIM-7 Sparrow

Other: Mk 82 General-Purpose Bomb, CBU-87 Cluster bomb

Variants

F-15J

Single-seat all-weather air-superiority fighter version for the Japan Air Self-Defence Force 139 built under license in Japan by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in 1981-97, two built in St. Louis.

F-15DJ

Two-seat training version for the Japan Air Self-Defence Force.

12 built in St. Louis, and 25 built under license in Japan by Mitsubishi in the period 1981–1997.

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