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Antonov An-12 (Cub)
Official Designation An-12BP
NATO Code Name Cub
U.S. Counterpart Lockheed C-130 Hercules (1954)
Primary Role Tactical airlift
National Origin Ukraine
Manufacturer Antonov Design Bureau
Wingspan 124 feet, 8 inches (38m)
Length 108 feet, 7 inches (33.1m)
Height at Tail 34 feet, 6 inches (10.5m)
Cargo Hold Length: 44 feet, 3 inches (13.5m);
Width: 11 feet, 6 inches (3.5m);
Height: 8 feet, 6 inches (2.6m)
Armament Two 23mm NR-23 guns in manned tail turret
Engines Four Ivchenko AI-20K turboprops
Horsepower 4,000 shp (2,983kW) each
Cruise Speed 416 mph (670km/h)
Max Speed 482 mph (777km/h)
Range (w/ max payload) 1,492 nm (3,600km)
Range (w/ max fuel) 3,075 nm (5,700km)
Service Ceiling 33,500 feet (10,200m)
Operating Weight 61,730 pounds (28,000kg)
Max Payload 44,090 pounds (20,000kg) or 60 fully-equipped paratroopers
Max Takeoff Weight 134,482 pounds (61,000kg)
Basic Crew Six
Date Deployed 1959
Total in Service Unknown
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