F/A-18E Super Hornet

Country of Origin: United States
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Type: Medium tactical fighter Armor Material: Aluminum, titanium, carbon/epoxy
Manufacturer: Boeing (formerly McDonnell Douglas) Armor Thickness: n/a
Length: 18.38 m Maximum Speed: 2220 kph
Wingspan: 13.62 m (over wingtip Sidewinder missiles) Powerplant: 2 x General Electric F414-GE-400 turbofans with afterburners
Weight: 29,932 kg (max takeoff weight) Thrust: 9977 kg each with afterburner

Threat Value: 4623 OTV: 2881.6 DTV: 8577.52 MTV: 2408.63
Size: 10 Default Size: 17 Crew: 1 Total Actions: 1
Cost: $15,716,783 Production Type: Limited Production Lemon Dice: 4

Primary Movement Mode: Flight Top/Combat/Stall Speeds: 74/37/8 (2220/1110/240 kph)
Secondary Movement Mode: Ground Combat/Top Speed: 20/40 (120/240 kph)
Maneuver: +1 Deployment Range: 2350 km

Electronics Rating & Range Armor
Sensors +2 / 5 km ground, 50 km air Light Damage 12
Communications +1 / 20 km ground, 200 km air Heavy Damage 24
Fire Control +1 Overkill 36


Name Rating Aux?
Acceleration Protection
Advanced Controls
Autopilot Y
Backup Communications
Catapult Hook Y
Chaff/Flare Dispensers (120 shots) 2 Y
Ejection System Y
Reduced-G Effect
Refuelling Equipment (intake)
Stratospheric Flight

Name Rating Aux?
Decreased Maneuverability (SMS) 2
Requires Airstrip

Name Rating Aux?

Name Code Arc S M L EX Acc Dam Qty ROF Special Ammo
M61A1 6-bbl 20mm Vulcan autocannon LAAC FF 2 4 8 16 0 x8 1 +6 - 400
AIM-9 Sidewinder AAM F 8 16 32 64 +1 x10 1 0 Guided, Min Range 10 2
Total of 9 available external hardpoints (use per rules in Technical Manual Second Edition, p. 149 and Banzaidyne New Perks and Flaws)

The Deployment Range listed here is given for internal fuel only; the Super Hornet routinely carries one or more external tanks, however, so sources will often list ranges that are much higher.

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