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F-35A CTOL

Partnership Today for Success Tomorrow

The Royal Netherlands Air Force will receive F-35 CTOL variants to arm their fleet with advanced technology for future success of the airman. The aircraft is highly interoperable and functions as the center for sharing information across military forces. With the ability to integrate into existing systems, the Netherlands will continue to be a valued partner and contributor to global security. The F-35 is the next generation strike fighter – bringing cutting edge technologies to the skies. The advanced airframe, automatic logistics, avionics, propulsion systems, stealth and firepower will ensure that the F-35 is the most affordable, supportable and survivable aircraft for the future of Netherlands.

Industrial Participation

The alliance with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program also brings positive industrial and economic growth to Netherlands. Dutch industry has been successful in competing for and winning work on the JSF program.

For more information about Netherlands' F-35 story visit http://www.f35netherlands.nl/

  SPECIFICATIONS
   
  Length 51.4 ft/
15.7 m
  Height 14.4 ft/
4.38 m
  Speed
(full internal
weapons load)
Mach 1.6
(~1,200 mph)
  Wingspan 35 ft/
10.7 m
  Wing area 460 ft2/
42.7 m2
  Horizontal
tail span
22.5 ft/
6.86 m
  Combat radius
(internal fuel)
>590 n. mi/
1,093 km
  Range
(internal fuel)
>1,200 n. mi/
2,200 km
  Internal fuel
capacity
18,250 lb/
8,278 kg
  Weight empty
29,300 lb
  Maximum weight 70,000 lb
class
  Max g-rating 9.0
  Weapons payload 18,000 lb/
8,160 kg
  Standard internal
weapons load
  • 25 mm
    GAU-22/A
    cannon
  • Two
    AIM-120C
    air-to-air
    missiles
  • Two 2,000-lb
    GBU-31
    JDAM
    guided
    bombs