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Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram) Fighter / Fighter-Bomber (1943)

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Though developed as early as 1941, the first Italian air groups fielding the Re.2002 did not form until March of 1943.

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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: 1943
Production: 225

Crew: 1

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)

Hardpoints: 3
Armament Suite:
2 x 12.7mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns
2 x 7.7mm Breda-SAFAT machine guns

3 x conventional drop bombs (up to 1,400lbs collectively) held underwing and underfuselage.

Re.2002 - Base Series Designation

Italy; Nazi Germany