The F404-GE-402

The F404-GE-402

Proven Performance

The F404 engine proves its performance every day as it continues to power front line fighters for armed forces around the world.


Engine Overview

The F404-GE-402 Enhanced Performance Engine (EPE) provides higher power, improved fuel efficiency and increased mission capability for the F/A-18C/D Hornet.

The enhanced engine retains the proven design characteristics of the baseline F404, while achieving increased performance through improved thermodynamic cycle and increased temperature.

These performance improvements with no loss in durability were made possible by applying the latest technology and materials to the turbine and afterburner sections of the engine.

Physical Information

Fan/Compressor Stages: 3/7

High-Pressure Turbine/Low-Pressure Turbine Stages: 1/1

Max Diameter (Inches): 35

Length (Inches): 154

    Example Applications:
  • F/A-18C/D

Power Specifications

Thrust Class: 18,000 lbs.