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AV-8B Harrier II and Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit

AV-8B Harrier II Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Name: AV-8B Harrier II Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Type: V/STOL ground-attack aircraft Strategic stealth bomber
Origin: USA/United Kingdom USA
Produced: 1981–2003 1987–2000
Unit cost: 24–30 million $ (1996) 737 million $
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Range: 2,200 km 11,100 km
Max speed: Mach 0.9 (673 mph, 1,083 km/h) Mach 0.95 (630 mph, 1,010 km/h)
Service ceiling: - 15,200 m
Weight empty: 6,3 t 71.7 t
Weight max: 14 t 152.2 t
Crew: 1 2




Length: 14,12 m 21.0 m
Width: 9,25 m 52.4 m
Height: 3,55 m 5.18 m


AV-8B Harrier II
AV-8B Harrier II
Author: By David Fierro Iglesias - flickr, CC BY 2.0, License
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
Author: "B-2 Spirit original" by Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III - This Image was released by the United States Air Force with the ID 060530-F-5040D-22. (Originally from en.wikipedia; description page is/was here.). Licensed under Public Domain via Commons - License