Название: North American A-5A/RA-5C Vigilante Автор(ы): Steve Ginter Издательство: Ginter Books Серия: Naval Fighters (Book 64) Год: 2003 ISBN: 0942612647 Страниц: 172 Язык: English Формат: PDF Размер: 100 MB
This is aircraft was to replace the AJ-1/2 and the A3D as a nuclear attack bomber. This twin engine bomber carried the Linear Bomb (nuclear weapon) was carried between the two J78-GE-8. It was also used as a tanker, a Photo Recon and ECM. This was the second heaviest aircraft excepted by the Navy the first being the A-3. The first prototype flew August 31, 1958 and deliveries started in 1960 to VAH-7. The new USS Enterprise was the first ship to deploy the A-5.