ICAO aircraft code JAGR
Manufacturer Sepecat Jaguar
Country United Kingdom
New price USD 16 million (1997)

The SEPECAT Jaguar is an Anglo-French jet attack aircraft originally used by the British Royal Air Force and the French Air Force in the close air support and nuclear strike role.


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SEPECAT Jaguar specifications


ICAO aircraft code
Sepecat Jaguar
1968 - 1981
United Kingdom
New purchase price
USD 16 million (1997)

Aircraft performance

Laser Ranging and Marked Targeting System
1x 2 × RR Turbomeca Adour Mk 102 turbofans
7,305 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
918 Kts
1,700 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
115 Kts
Travel range:
1,904 Nm
3,526 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
1.98 Nm / gallon
0.969 Km / liter
Service Ceiling:
46,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
25000 feet / minute
127.00meter / second
Take Off Distance:
940 meter - 3,083.95 feet
Landing Distance:
785 meter - 2,575.43 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
15,700 Kg
34,612 lbs
Max Payload:
4,765 Kg
10,505 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
1,100 gallon
4,164 liter

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About the SEPECAT Jaguar

The SEPECAT Jaguar is an Anglo-French jet attack aircraft originally used by the British Royal Air Force and the French Air Force in the close air support and nuclear strike role. It is still in service with the Indian Air Force.

Originally conceived in the 1960s as a jet trainer with a light ground attack capability, the requirement for the aircraft soon changed to include supersonic performance, reconnaissance and tactical nuclear strike roles. A carrier-based variant was also planned for French Navy service, but this was cancelled in favour of the cheaper Dassault Super Étendard. The aircraft were manufactured by SEPECAT (Société Européenne de Production de l’avion Ecole de Combat et d’Appui Tactique), a joint venture between Breguet and the British Aircraft Corporation, one of the first major joint Anglo-French military aircraft programmes.

The Jaguar was exported to India, Oman, Ecuador and Nigeria. The aircraft was used in numerous conflicts and military operations in Mauritania, Chad, Iraq, Bosnia, and Pakistan, as well as providing a ready nuclear delivery platform for the United Kingdom, France, and India throughout the latter half of the Cold War and beyond. In the Gulf War, the Jaguar was praised for its reliability and was a valuable coalition resource. The aircraft served with the French Air Force as the main strike/attack aircraft until 1 July 2005, and with the Royal Air Force until the end of April 2007. It was replaced by the Panavia Tornado and the Eurofighter Typhoon in the RAF and the Dassault Rafale in the French Air Force.

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