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F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Attack


Country of Origin: USA

The F-117 was a production fighter aircraft designed under the Stealth low-observability technology program. It was intended to provide the lowest possible radar cross section (RCS) as well as infrared (IR), noise and visual signatures, thus enhancing its survivability and ability to penetrate enemy radar and IR-directed air defenses. The aircraft was subsonic and had a relatively high radius of action. Its mission was to attack heavily defended, high-value targets. The F-117 depended...

 

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