AV-8B Harrier II strike fighter Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Attack


Country of Origin: USA

The AV-8B Harrier is an advanced vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) fighter aircraft co-produced by McDonnell Douglas Aircraft and British Aerospace. It is known by the U.S. Marine Corps as the AV-8B, by the Royal Air Force as the GR Mk 5, Mk 7 or Mk 9, and by the Spanish navy as the EAV-8B. In U.S. service, the AV-8B replaced the earlier British-built AV-8A/C Harrier and A-4M Skyhawk aircraft in attack squadrons. Until the AV-8A/C's retirement, the AV-8B was known as the Harrier...

 

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