Harrier GR7/7A

Roles

The Harrier is used by the RAF in the close air support role and is the latest in a long line of ‘jump-jets’ dating back to the introduction of the first Harriers in the 1960s.

Specifications

  • Engines: RR Pegasus 105 or 107 turbofan
  • Thrust: 21,750lbs
  • Max speed: 574kts
  • Length: 14.36m
  • Max altitude: 43,000ft
  • Span: 9.25m
  • Aircrew: 1
  • Armament: CRV-7, AIM-9L Sidewinder, Maverick, Paveway II, Paveway III, Enhanced Paveway, General Purpose Bombs

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Who uses the Harrier GR7/7A

800 Naval Air Sqn
801 Naval Air Sqn

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Strategy

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