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MARTIN P4M MERCATOR
Specifications

Type: Patrol bomber
Manufacturer: Martin
Number Built: 21
Crew: 9-16
  Maiden flight: October 20, 1946
Introduced: 1950
Retired: 1960


Specifications:

Powerplant:
Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney
Model: R-4360 Wasp Major
Type: radial engine
Number: Two
Horsepower: 3,250 hp

Manufacturer: Allison
Model: J33-A-23
Type: turbojets
Number: two
Horsepower: 4,600 lb. thrust

Dimensions:
Length: 85 ft 2 in (26.0 m)
Wingspan: 114 ft 0 in (34.7 m)
Height: 26 ft 1 in (8.0 m)
Wing area: 1,311 ft (122 m)

  Weights:
Empty weight: 48,536 lb (22,016 kg)
Loaded weight: 88,378 lb (40,088 kg)

Performance:
Maximum speed: 410 mph (660 kph)
Range: 2,840 mi (4,570 km)
Service ceiling: 34,600 ft (10,500 m)

Armament
4 20 mm cannons in nose and tail turrets
2 .50 in machine guns in dorsal turret

Up to 12,000 lb (5,400 kg) of bombs, mines, depth charges, or torpedoes

Avionics
AN/APS-33 search radar


Sources:
Wikipedia

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