Official name is IFX-35 IDS Cygnus
Role: Multi-Role IDS (interdictor/strike) fighter-bomber
Livery: German Air Force Fighter Wing 73 (Jagdgeschwader 73 Steinhoff)
Powerplant: 2× Lambda Power LTF 3000V-3D afterburning with three dimensional thrust-vectored turbofans of 350 kN each. Combined with 4 x Pulse Detonation/Scramjet engines.
Maximum speed: Mach 3+
Service ceiling: >50,000 ft (15,000 m)
1 × 27 mm Mauser BK-27 Revolver cannon with 150 rounds
Hardpoints: 9 total: 6× under-wing, and 3× under-fuselage with a capacity of 17,750 lb (8,050 kg) external fuel and ordnance
Internal Weapon Bay:
Equipped with internal rotary launcher with a wide variety of ordnance, including air to air missiles, air to surface missiles, air to ground missiles, bombs, and FAEs, or fuel air explosives.
The two center wing equiped with Recon-Detection sensors, and High-Low Band Jamming Pods.
Flares/infrared decoys dispenser pod.
Electronic countermeasures (ECM) pods.
LITENING III laser targeting pod.
Up to 2 drop tanks for ferry flight or extended range/loitering time.
Euroradar CAPTOR-S AESA Radar.
Passive Infra-Red Airborne Tracking Equipment (PIRATE).
Lambda Electronic Division AN/AAQ-78 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) missile warning system.
Sentry Alliance AN/ASQ-539 (Sentinel) electronic warfare system.
EADS Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL) communication system.