F-117 Nighthawk Fighter Jet Air Craft

F-117 Nighthawk Fighter Jet Air Craft

F 117 Nighthawk

F117 Weapons

  • Raytheon AGM-88 HARM air-to-surface missiles
  • Raytheon AGM-65 Maverick
  • BLU-109B low-level laser-guided bomb
  • GBU-10 and GBU-27 laser-guided bomb units

F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter jet aircraft by Lockheed Martin crop with stealth technology, developed in 1975 in Area 51 secret zone in America and it was first flown in 1981, but it was kept as a secret until 1988. F177 is the world's first operational stealth aircraft.Mission of F117 to penetrate dense threat environments and attack high-value targets with high accuracy. USA developed only 55 F 117 Night hawk Aircrafts. F117 used in Panama, during Operation Desert Storm, in Kosovo, in Afghanistan and during Operation Iraqi Freedom. These F 117 Fighter Jets used to release JDAM 2000LB Bombs and only used for the Night Attacks with lacer guided bombs. F 117 Air craft surfaces and edge are optimized to reflect radar narrow beam signals.

F 117 Aircraft

F117 constructed of aluminum, with titanium for areas of the engine and exhaust systems. The outer surface of the aircraft is coated with a radar-absorbent material. The V-shaped tail of F117 which controls the yaw of the Jet and acts as a flying tail. Landing speed of F-117A about 180mph to 190mph, (parachute used)

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