Grumman A-6 Intruder

Fighter Bomber

Grumman A-6E Intruder US Marine Corps (USMC) BuNo 154170 MSN I-305 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Grumman A-6 Intruder is a twin-engined two-seat carrier-based fighter bomber jet aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation. The A-6 Intruder was operated by the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney J52-P-8A
Engine Power (each)41,4 kN9300 lbf
Speed1035 km/h559 kts
  643 mph
Service Ceiling12.375 m40.600 ft
Range5.223 km2.820 NM
3.245 mi.
Empty Weight12.093 kg26.661 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight27.397 kg60.400 lbs
Wing Span16,15 m52 ft 12 in
Wing Area49,1 m529 ft
Length16,69 m54 ft 9 in
Height4,93 m16 ft 2 in
First Flight19.04.1960
Production Statusout of production
Total Production693
ICAO CodeA6
Data for (Version)Grumman A-6E Intruder
VariantsA-6A, A-6B, A-6C, KA-6D (Tanker), A-6E

[Photo-ID: 6189] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman A-6A Intruder, United States Navy, 151782, c/n I-85, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
A-6A Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 151782
c/n: I-85
 
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6190] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman A-6A Intruder, United States Navy, 151782, c/n I-85, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
A-6A Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 151782
c/n: I-85
 
USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 10272] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Grumman A-6A Intruder, United States Navy, 154167, c/n I-302, Karsten Palt, 2014Grumman
A-6A Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 154167
c/n: I-302
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 10273] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Grumman A-6A Intruder, United States Navy, 154167, c/n I-302, Karsten Palt, 2014Grumman
A-6A Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 154167
c/n: I-302
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 5876] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman A-6E Intruder , United States Marine Corps (USMC), 154170, c/n I-305, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
A-6E Intruder
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 154170
c/n: I-305
 
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5877] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman A-6E Intruder , United States Marine Corps (USMC), 154170, c/n I-305, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
A-6E Intruder
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 154170
c/n: I-305
 
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5878] Karsten Palt 2012-06-13
Grumman A-6E Intruder , United States Marine Corps (USMC), 154170, c/n I-305, Karsten Palt, 2012Grumman
A-6E Intruder
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: 154170
c/n: I-305
 
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11034] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Grumman A-6E Intruder , United States Navy, 155713, c/n I-439, Karsten Palt, 2015Grumman
A-6E Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 155713
c/n: I-439
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11035] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Grumman A-6E Intruder , United States Navy, 155713, c/n I-439, Karsten Palt, 2015Grumman
A-6E Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 155713
c/n: I-439
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 7874] Karsten Palt 2014-03-09
Grumman A-6F Intruder, United States Navy, 162185, c/n I-678, Karsten Palt, 2014Grumman
A-6F Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 162185
c/n: I-678
 
Intrepid Air, Space & Sea Museum [New York City, NY]
[Photo-ID: 7873] Karsten Palt 2014-03-09
Grumman A-6F Intruder, United States Navy, 162185, c/n I-678, Karsten Palt, 2014Grumman
A-6F Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 162185
c/n: I-678
 
Intrepid Air, Space & Sea Museum [New York City, NY]
[Photo-ID: 13170] Karsten Palt 2016-10-09
Grumman KA-6D Intruder, United States Navy, 152910, c/n I-214, Karsten Palt, 2016Grumman
KA-6D Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 152910
c/n: I-214
 
tanker variant
Oakland Aviation Museum [Oakland, CA]
[Photo-ID: 13171] Karsten Palt 2016-10-09
Grumman KA-6D Intruder, United States Navy, 152910, c/n I-214, Karsten Palt, 2016Grumman
KA-6D Intruder
United States Navy
Reg.: 152910
c/n: I-214
 
tanker variant
Oakland Aviation Museum [Oakland, CA]