Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a single-seat, twin-ingine stealth attack aircraft that wis developed bi Lockheed's secretive Skunk Works diveesion an operatit bi the Unitit States Air Force (USAF).

F-117 Nighthawk
F-117 Nighthawk Front.jpg
F-117 flyin ower moontains in Nevada in 2002
Role Stealth attack aircraft
Naitional oreegin Unitit States
Manufacturer Lockheed Corporation
First flicht 18 Juin 1981
Introduction October 1983[1]
Retired 22 Aprile 2008[2]
Primar uiser Unitit States Air Force
Nummer biggit 64 (5 YF-117As, 59 F-117As)
Unit cost
US$42.6 million (fleeaway cost)
US$111.2 million (average cost)[3]
Developit frae Lockheed Have Blue


  1. "Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk fact sheet." National Museum of the United States Air Force. Retrieved: 1 August 2011.
  2. Pae, Peter. "Stealth fighters fly off the radar". Los Angeles Times, 23 April 2008. Retrieved 27 April 2008.
  3. Aronstein and Piccirillo 1997, p. 267.