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Sepecat Jaguar

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A Jaguar takes off, landing gear still extended

This single seater aircraft is twin engined and has a highly accurate computer based navigation and attack system. It has a laser designator and carries an array of purposeful weaponry. The IAF's Jaguars were initially built in Britain but are now manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in India.


Country of origin: UK - France.

Year of induction in IAF: 1979

Type: Strike fighter.

Powerplant: Two Rolls-Royce/Turbomeca Adour Mk.811 each of 37.4 kN with after burning.

Armament: Two 30 mm Aden cannon plus 2 R.550 Magic close combat missiles(overwing); maximum external stores load of 4750 kg.

Maximum take off weight: 15,700 kg.

Maximum speed: 1350 kmph (840 mph) or Mach = 1.1.

Combat radius with external fuel: 908 km (490 miles).

The Jaguar with overwing mounted Magic close combat missiles
The Jaguar over the Arabian Sea
Maritime Jaguar streams tail brake parachute while landing
Jaguar

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