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Armory: B-2 & Global Hawk

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Get to know the tech from the worlds of The Gryphon Heist and The Triple 7 Chase a little better.

T he B-2 Spirit (Stealth Bomber)

The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit combines stealth (low-observable) technology with incredible aerodynamic efficiency, giving it the capability to deliver large bombing payloads anywhere in the world, completely undetected. This giant stealth aircraft is manned by only two pilots.

    • Power Plant: Four General Electric F118-GE-100 engines
    • Thrust: 17,300 pounds each engine
    • Wingspan: 172 feet (52.12 meters)
    • Length: 69 feet (20.9 meters)
    • Height: 17 feet (5.1 meters)
    • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 336,500 pounds (152,634 kilograms)
    • Payload: 40,000 pounds of varied munitions (18,144 kilograms)
    • Speed: High subsonic
    • Range: Intercontinental
    • Ceiling: 50,000 feet (15,240 meters)
    • Armament: A wide range of conventional or nuclear weapons
    • Statistics courtesy of www.af.mil
 

T he RQ-4 Global Hawk

The Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk is a high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft. The Global Hawk uses an integrated payload to collect imagery (IMINT) and signals (SIGINT) and to transmit near real-time battlefield data to combatant commanders. Future models will include enhanced radar with ground moving target indicator (GMTI) technology.

    • Power Plant: Rolls Royce-North American F137-RR-100 turbofan engine
    • Thrust: 7,600 pounds
    • Wingspan: 130.9 feet (39.8 meters)
    • Length: 47.6 feet (14.5 meters)
    • Height: 15.3 feet (4.7 meters)
    • Weight: 14,950 pounds (6,781 kilograms)
    • Payload: 3,000 pounds (1,360 kilograms)
    • Maximum takeoff weight: 32,250 pounds (14628 kilograms)
    • Speed: 310 knots (357 mph)
    • Range: 8,700 nautical miles
    • Ceiling: 60,000 feet (18,288 meters)
    • Armament: None
    • Photo courtesy of www.af.mil
 

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