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By Mike Gething
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Lockheed Martin (General Dynamics) F-111 Aardvark USA
Being replaced in US service by tire F-15E, the V-111 will soldier or) in Australian service until 2020. Originally designed to carry out a wide variety of tasks from interceptor to bomber, from carriers or (and, the 'vark found its niche low-level bombing from and.
Variants and operators
E-11IC: Australia. EF-111A: USAF
I pilot, I systems operator
One internal 20 mm M61AI cannoninternal bomb hayHardpoints: four wing (two wet)Warloa6d: 13,610 kq (30,000 lb)Weapons. Paveway; PGMs, bombs, mines
Lockheed Martin F-117A Stealth Fighter USA
First seen in public in 1988, the E-117 had been flying Since 1982. The USAF claims IN Weapons lit is t lie 'full range of tactical fighter ordnance' which can include We any missile with an active seeker like HARM or Maverick ind possibly Sidwinder giving it some fighter capability.
Variants and operators F- I I 7A: USAF
Internal bomb bayWarload: approx 1,814 kg (4,000 It))Weapons: poss AIM-9 Sidwindcr; PGMs; JDAM;AGM-65 Maverick; AGM-88 HARM,
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