How Fast Does a Fighter Jet Go?

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The F-16 is capable of Mach-2 dash speeds with full afterburners; that’s about 1,500 mph. It is one of a select few fighters that can accelerate and go supersonic straight up. However, it should be noted that it was the second USAF fighter (the first was the F-15 Eagle) to built not for all-out speed but rather to be very manoeuvrable.
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