The Contrails: Aircraft, Weapons Systems: C-37A Gulfstream V

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Manufacturer: Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.

Function: Special Air Missions

Service Date: 1998

Speed: 600 mph

Crew: Five

Production: 191 Inventory: 9

Commentary: Capable of cruise operations from 41,000 to
51,000 feet. Includes enhanced weather radar, autopilot and
ultra-modern heads up display. Equipped with both
commercial and military communications equipment to
provide both secure and non-secure communication ability.