Dassault Rafale specification

The Dassault Rafale is a French twin-engine, canard delta wind, multi-role fighter jet designed and built by Dassault Aviation. It can carry a wide range of weapons and can perform air supremacy, interdiction, ground attack, aerial reconnaissance, in-depth strike, nuclear attack, and anti-ship strike.

Dassault Rafale

Roll- Multi-roll

Crew- 1 0r 2

Origin- France

Manufacturer- Dassault aviation

First flight- 4th July 1986

Introduction- 18th May

Current Status- In-service

Primary users- French Airforce, French Navy, Egyptian Airforce, Qatar Airforce, India

Status- 1986-present

Number Built- 196 as of 2019

Per unit cost- €79M flyway condition (as of 2011)

Dassault Rafale

Wingspan- 10.90m

Length- 25.30m

Heigh- 5.30
Dassault Rafale

Empty weight- 10t (22,000lbs)

Loaded weight- 24.5 (54,000)

Fuel (internal)- 4.7t (10,300lbs)

Fuel (external)- 6.7t (14,700lbs)

Radar- RBE2 AA active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar

Detecting range- 200 km

Engine- Snecma_M88

Dry thrust- 2 x 50 kn

Afterburner- 2 x75 kn

Max speed- 1.8/750 knots

Maintainance cost-  $45,000.



       Air-to-air: Magic 2, MBDA MICA IR OR EM, MBDA Meteor 

       Air-to-ground: MBDA Apache, MBDA Strom shadow, SCALP-EG, AASM-HAMMER,

       GBU-12 Paveway 2, GBU-22 Paveway 3,  GBU-49 Paveway Enhanced paveway 2, 
       Air-to-surface- MBDA AM 39-EXOCET anti-ship missile

       Nuclear weapon- ASMP-A nuclear missile

Gun- 2500 rounds/min NEXTER 30M791 30 mm internal cannon

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