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A-4 Skyhawk attack aircraft

Country of Origin: USA


The A-4 Skyhawk is a small attack aircraft, originally developed for daylight-only nuclear strike missions from U.S. aircraft carriers. It was subsequently modified to serve as a highly versatile, light attack aircraft for conventional strike and close air support missions.

The aircraft was replaced in front-line U.S. Navy squadrons by the A-7 Corsair II. The A-4 was replaced in U.S. Marine Corps service by the AV-8B Harrier II. The Navy and Marine Corps also flew A-4s for...

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