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Navy carrier-based fighter and attack aircraft

Ronald O"Rourke

Navy carrier-based fighter and attack aircraft

house action on the administration"s proposed strategy

by Ronald O"Rourke

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Aviation,
  • Jet planes, Military -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNavy carrier based fighter and attack aircraft
    StatementRonald O"Rourke
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1991, reel 9, fr. 0777
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15458884M

    The A-6 was developed during the late s and early s in response to a requirement issued by the United States Navy for an all-weather jet-powered carrier-based attack was designed as a successor for multiple existing medium-sized attack aircraft, such as the piston-engined Douglas A-1 its predecessors, and even some contemporaries, the A-6 made extensive use Manufacturer: Grumman. Brewster F2A Buffalo carrier-based fighter Brewster SBA/Naval Aircraft Factory SBN carrier-based scout bomber/trainer Brewster SB2A Buccaneer carrier-based scout bomber.

    The Grumman Panther was the primary US Navy and USMC jet fighter and ground-attack aircraft in the Korean War. The Panther was the most widely used Navy jet fighter of the war, fly sorties. F9F-2s, F9F-3s and F9F-5s, as rugged attack aircraft, were able to sustain operations, even in the face of intense anti-aircraft cturer: Grumman. The Japanese Zero signified a change in fighter development in World War 2 - a naval fighter aircraft that could outpace any land-based rival of the period. There are a total of [ 46 ] WW2 Navy Fighter Aircraft () entries in the Military Factory.

      The service greenlighted the new MQ Stingray carrier-based drone, but made it a tanker instead of a fighter or strike aircraft. Now we know that . A Carrier Air Wing (abbreviated CVW) is an operational naval aviation organization composed of several aircraft squadrons and detachments of various types of fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. Organized, equipped and trained to conduct modern US Navy carrier air operations while embarked aboard aircraft carriers, the various squadrons in an air wing have different, complementary (and.


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Navy and Marine Carrier-Based Aircraft of World War II is a unique look at a fascinating period of American naval aviation history. The book features pages, with over photographs (more than 60 in color) and 31 full color aircraft profiles and over 60 markings illustrations/5(32).

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Strike from the Sea: U.S. Navy Attack Aircraft from Skyraider to Super Hornet Present celebrates carrier-based air-to-ground attack aircraft, which first came into operation during the Korean War, reached maturity during Vietnam, and are now deployed throughout the world.

Well-known author and naval aviation authority Tommy Thomason not only explores such legendary Navy aircraft 5/5(14). Features of Detail & Scale's newest publication, U.

Navy and Marine Carrier-Based Aircraft of World War II include: The fighter chapter covers fourteen aircraft. The most famous of these are the F2A Buffalo, F4F Wildcat, F4U Corsair, and F6F Hellcat.

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Congressional Research Service.]. U.S. Navy Attack Aircraft from Skyraider to Super Hornet Present Thomason. This lavishly illustrated book examines the development and history of American carrier-based air-to-ground attack aircraft, which first came into operation during the Korean War.

CV and CVN replaced CVA and CVAN on 30 June to designate the multimission character of aircraft carriers after the decommissioning of the last CVS in During World War II (7 December to 2 September ) the Navy operated carriers (includes those designated CV, CVE and CVL).

It commissioned carriers (includes those designated CV, CVE and CVL) during the above. 37 rows  Naval aircraft currently used by the United States Navy and the United States Marine.

In addition to serving during Korea and Vietnam as an attack aircraft, the Skyraider was modified to serve as a carrier-based airborne early warning aircraft, replacing the Grumman TBM-3W Avenger.

It fulfilled this function in the USN and Royal Navy, being replaced by the Grumman E-1 Tracer and Fairey Gannet, respectively, in those cturer: Douglas Aircraft Company. The Hornet proved to be effective, but it was limited in combat radius due to fuel capacity. This would be corrected with the newer and larger F/A Super Hornet design, which is now the primary fighter/attack aircraft used in the US Navy carrier fleet and has replaced both the legacy Hornet and the F 5/5(1).

FV Velociraptor — a delta-wing version of the F Raptor featured in the Jim DeFelice novel Cyclops One. F/A Talon — a single-seat fighter attack aircraft of the U.S.

Navy, which appeared in the film Stealth. It is capable of Machsupercruise and has a range of 4, miles. An all-new range of fighter aircraft and attack helicopter were debuted in the s, continuing the arms race spurred on by the Cold War.

There are a total of [ ] Aircraft from to entries in the Military Factory. US Navy Hellcats shots down a number of German planes during Operation Anvil in In the early morning hours of Augthe invasion of southern France began — Europe’s second “D-Day”, called Operation Dragoon.

Though little known amo. This List of carrier-based aircraft covers fixed-wing aircraft designed for aircraft carrier flight deck operation and excludes aircraft intended for use from seaplane tenders, submarines and dirigibles. Helicopters includes only those regularly operated from aircraft carriers and not those normally flown from other types of surface ships or land bases.

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Awarded the Navy Cross, Lieutenant William Davis, III, of the United States Naval Reserve was cited for "extraordinary heroism" while serving as pilot of a carrier based fighter aircraft on 25 October /5(22).

This heavily illustrated book examines individual aircraft histories of the A-7 Corsair II - which, based on the F-8 Crusader, won the competition for a new attack aircraft - including information such as U.S.

Navy acceptance date and flight records as well as photos capturing the A-7 from production through operations and salvage. pages, 1,+ photographs and illustrations, 8"x 11", hardcover.

Notes: Combat Aircraft includes multirole, interceptor, and fighter types. Attack Aircraft includes dedicated strike and bomber types. Transports includes only fixed-wing platforms. Helicopters includes dedicated attack types.

Trainers includes basic, advanced, fighter, flight, helo trainers. After World War II, it was by no means clear to all Naval Aviators responsible for the development of future carrier-based aircraft that jets could be safely operated from aircraft carriers. The powerplant division and the attack class desk at the Bureau of Aeronautics teamed up with Douglas to promote a turboprop variant of the new Wright R Author: Tailspin.

The Navy Fighter Weapons School, Carrier Airborne Early Warning Weapons School and the Airborne Electronic Attack Weapons School train selected U.

Navy Naval Aviators and Naval Flight Officers (NFO) in instructional techniques and in advanced tactics in their respective aircraft, qualifying them for assignment to their respective wing. Allowances and Location of Navy Aircraft, March ; June ; September ; December ; Allowances and Location of Navy Aircraft, March ; June ; September ; Allowances and Location of Navy Aircraft, March ; September ; March ; September ; March ; September ; Allowances and.

Jet Fighters of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps is a two-book series that describes the entire history of American Naval jet fighters, from the very beginning when many thought that the onset of military jets would mean the end of naval carrier-based aviation, to today when the fifth-generation stealth jet FB/C Lightning II has begun its service with both the Navy and Marine Corps.First flight of the YF was in June By this time, the Air Force had decided to proceed with Air Combat Fighter (ACF) Program, based on flight testing of the YF and YF prototypes.

The Navy was also initiating a program to develop a new VFAX in this time period--a strike fighter to replace both the F-4s and A-7s in its carrier air wings.*Note that one of the four fighter/attack squadrons in the wing is a Marine Corps squadron – VMFA Marine fighter squadrons are carrier-capable and some Marine fighter squadrons integrate into Navy carrier-based wings for deployment.