Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Top Speed

F-117 Top Speed

617 mph

993 km/h

The airplane became operational in 1981 and the airplanes operated in secrecy from 1981 till 1988. In 1988 November the Defence Department acknowledged that the airplane existed for the first time and then in December 1989 the plane was used for the first time in combat in operation to get Manuel Noriega. Then in the late 1990 early 1991 the airplane had its first real extensive use in combat in Operation Desert Storm and it was very successful.

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