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McDonnel Douglas F4H (F-4) Phantom II fighter

 

F-4J Phantom II

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
F4H-1F, 1962 - F-4A fighter 12/1960 - 1961 45 1970s 2 General Electric J79-GE-2 engines (2 7325 kgf), 7250 of combat load on 5 hull and 2 wing points (4 Sparrow, 4 Sidewinder AAM or 6 Sparrow AAM)
F4H-1, 1962 - F-4B fighter-bomber 3/1961 - 1966 649 1980s 2 J79-GE-8 engines (2 x 7485 kgf), 7250 of combat load on 5 hull and 2 wing points (4 Sparrow, 4 Sidewinder AAM or 6 Sparrow AAM or 4 Bullpup ASM or 3 nuclear bombs or 18 340-kg bombs or 11 454-kg bombs or 15 blocks with 19 70-mm rockets each or 15 295-kg mines), APQ-72 radar
F-4G liaison plane 1963 12 modified from F-4B 1966 liaison (re-translating) equipment, without armament and radar
F-4J fighter - bomber 5/1966 - 1/1972 522 12/1989 2 J79-GE-10 engines (2 x 8119 kgf), 7250 of combat load on 5 hull and 2 wing points (6 Sparrow or 4 Sidewinder or 4 Falcon AAM or 4 Bullpup ASM or 4 Shrike ARM or 1 Walleye guided bomb or 6 Maverick ASM or 4 AGM-130 ASM or 2 Popeye ASM or 3 nuclear bombs or 2 Paveway guided bombs or 1 GBU-8 /-9 cassette bomb or 5 1362-kg bombs or 7 907-kg bombs or 18 340-kg bombs or 11 454-kg bombs or 8 - 12 cassette bombs or 15 blocks with 19 70-mm rockets each or 15 blocks with 4 127-mm Zuni rockets each or 2 Genie nuclear rockets or 15 295-kg mines or 3 quadruple 30-mm guns or 3 sixtuple 20-mm guns or 3 twin 20-mm guns), APQ-72, AWG-10 radars
F-4N 6/1972 - 1977 228 modified from F-4B 2 J79-GE-8 engines (2 x 7485 kgf)
F-4S 1977 - 1985 265 modified from F-4J 2 J79-GE-10B engines (2 8119 kgf), new wing
F4H-1P, 1962 - RF-4B recon 1961 - 1966 46 2 J79-GE-8 engines (2 x 7485 kgf), unarmed, APQ-72 radar

 

Modification F4H-1 (F-4B)

Wing span, m

11.70

Length, m

17.76

Height, m

4.96

Wings area, m2

49.20

Empty mass, kg

12700

Full flying-off mass, kg

24765
Engine 2 General Electric J79-GE-8

Force, kgf

2 x 7485
Maximal speed, km/h 2.16 (2390)
Cruise speed, km/h 925
Flying range, km 3700
Vertical speed, m/s 175
Maximal altitude, m 17870
Complement 2
Armament 7250 of combat load on 5 hull and 2 wing points (4 Sparrow, 4 Sidewinder AAM or 6 Sparrow AAM or 4 Bullpup ASM or 3 nuclear bombs or 18 340-kg bombs or 11 454-kg bombs or 15 blocks with 19 70-mm rockets each or 15 295-kg mines)

F4H-1 (F-4B) Phantom II

F-4B Phantom II (Marines, 1970)

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008