Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

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Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk
Role Attack aircraft
National origin USA
Manufacturer Lockheed.
First flight 1981
Introduction 1983
Status Out of service.
Primary user US Air Force.
Number built 64

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a US military jet aircraft. It was the first stealth aircraft to be declared operational. It was only used by US Air Force until 2003. It was used in the Gulf War. It was also used by NATO air attacks in Kosovo in 1999.

The Lockheed F-117 is a single-seat, twin-engine stealth ground-attack aircraft that is operated by the United States Air Force. The F-117 was the first flyable aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. It retired in 2008 because of the F-22 Raptor. It is shaped to deflect radar signals. It is limited to subsonic speed. It’s weird 2d shape was from the 1970’s era computer technology.