Specifications for the
Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram)
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
Focus Model: Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram)
Country of Origin: Italy
Manufacturer: Reggiane - Italy
Initial Year of Service: 1942
Length: 26.77ft (8.16m)
Width: 36.09ft (11.00m)
Height: 10.33ft (3.15m)
Weight (Empty): 5,291lbs (2,400kg)
Weight (MTOW): 7,143lbs (3,240kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Piaggio P.XIX RC 45 14-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine developing 1,175 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 329mph (530kmh; 286kts)
Maximum Range: 684miles (1,100km)
Service Ceiling: 34,449ft (10,500m; 6.5miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
2 x 12.7mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns in upper forward fuselage synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
2 x 7.7mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns in wings
3 x conventional drop bombs (up to 1,400lbs collectively) held underwing and underfuselage.
Re.2002 "Ariete" - Base Series Designation
Italy; Nazi Germany