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Republic F-84 Thunderjet
Technical Information

Background
Designed and built by Republic. The F-84 Thunderjet the primary U. S. Air Force (USAF) primary strike aircraft used during the Korean War and flew 86,408 sorties and claimed 60% destroyed of all ground targets plus eight MiG fighters claims. This aircraft was capable of carrying a Mark 7 nuclear bomb and in flight refueling and was the first jet used by the Thunderbirds.

F-84F Thunderstreak
Swept wing fighter version.

RF-84F Thunderflast
Photographic reconnaissance version.

Production
7,524 were built with over half purchased by NATO countries
Technical Details (F-84G)
Crew  1 (pilot)
Engine  1 x Allison J35-A-29 turbojet, 5,560 lbf
Span  36' 5" / 11m
Length  38' 1" / 11.6m
Height  12' 7" / 3.84m
Maximum Speed  622 mph / Mach .81
Range  1,000 miles / 2,000 miles with external fuel tanks
Capaicity  6 x .50 caliber Browning M3 machine guns with 1,800 rounds (300 per gun)
External  Up to 4,450 pounds of rockets and bombs or single Mark 7 nuclear bomb


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