United States Navy -- Provide long-range, world-wide airlift and logistic support for senior leadership, dignitaries, and fleet battle groups.
The C-20G is a military version of the Gulfstream IV aircraft manufactured by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. C-20 aircraft are capable of all-weather, long-range, high-speed, nonstop transoceanic flights. The aircraft may be configured for cargo operations, passenger operations or a combination of the two.
One C-20G is undergoing modifications, when fielded, it will be a Range Support Aircraft that is a “National Asset” to ensure the viability of the Sea Range and provide one of a kind data collection capabilities to our most critical acquisition programs.
Primary Function: Worldwide passenger and cargo airlift; Range Support
Date Deployed: 1994
Propulsion: Two Rolls Royce Tay MK611-8 turbofan engines equipped with thrust reversers
Length: 88 feet 4 inches (26.92 meters)
Wingspan: 77 feet 10 inches (23.72 meters)
Height: 24 feet 5 inches (7.44 meters)
Weight: Max. gross, takeoff: 73,200 pounds (33,202.96 kilograms)
Airspeed: 582 knots (669.8 miles per hour)
Ceiling: 45,000 feet (13,716 meters)
Range: Max 5,130 nautical miles (9,500.76 kilometers)
Crew: Pilot, co-pilot and crew chief, flight attendant and/or loadmaster added as required
Prime Contractors: Gulfstream Aerospace
Production Phase: Operational
Inventory: Navy: 1; USMC: 2