C-20 Gulfstream


United States Navy and Marine Corps -- 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, non-stop transoceanic flights. The aircraft may be configured for cargo operations, passenger operations or a combination of the two.

One NC-20G is undergoing modifications.  When fielded, it will be a Range Support Aircraft.


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)
Crew: Pilot, co-pilot and crew chief, flight attendant and/or loadmaster added as required
Passengers: 26
Prime Contractors:  Gulfstream Aerospace

Program Status

Production Phase: Operational
Inventory: Navy: 1; USMC: 2