Grumman A-6 Intruder

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Grumman A-6 Intruder
A-6A VA-165 CVA-61 1967.jpeg
Grumman A-6A Intruder of the Squadron VA-165.
Role Shipborn attack aircraft
National origin USA.
Manufacturer Grumman
First flight 1960
Introduction 1963
Status Retired
Primary user US Navy.
Produced Out of production.

The Grumman A-6 Intruder is an attack aircraft built in the USA. It's a twin-turbojet aircraft, built in all-metal. It was used for the Vietnam War[1] and the Gulf War[2] by US Navy. Before September 1962, it was called Grumman A2F Intruder.[3]

Grumman EA-6B Prowler is a specialized variant.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Frawley, Gerard, The international directory of military aircraft 2002/2003 . London: Aerospace Publication, 2002. ISBN 1-875671-55-2.
  • Gaillard, Pierre, Avions et hélicoptères militaires d'aujourd'hui Paris, France : Larivière éditions, 1999. ISBN 2-907051-24-5.

References[change | change source]

  1. Military, Kennedy Hickman; curator, naval history expert Kennedy Hickman has nearly 20 years of experience as a museum; director; Channel, has been featured on The History. "What Is The Grumman A-6 Intruder?". ThoughtCo.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-08. Retrieved 2014-03-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Grumman A2F-1/A-6A Intruder". www.joebaugher.com.