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Xfritz and Blohm und Voss BV 243 1002 580 admin
X Fritz and Blohm und Voss BV 246

Xfritz and Blohm und Voss BV 243

Fritz X was the most common name for a German guided anti-ship glide bomb used during World War II. Fritz X was the world’s first precision guided weapon deployed in combat[1] and the first to sink a ship in combat.[citation needed] Fritz X was a nickname used both by Allied and Luftwaffe personnel. Alternative names…

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German E50 tank with L68 10.5cm gun 1002 580 admin
Panzer E 60

German E50 tank with L68 10.5cm gun

One notable characteristic of the E-50 was its versatility. Designed to be adaptable to various combat scenarios, the tank featured a balanced combination of firepower, mobility, and armor. The engineering principles behind the E-50 aimed to create a medium tank that could effectively engage both enemy armor and infantry, showcasing a commitment to tactical flexibility.…

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Ruhrstahl X-4 1002 580 admin
Ruhrstahl

Ruhrstahl X-4

The Ruhrstahl Ru 344 X-4 or Ruhrstahl-Kramer RK 344 was a wire-guided air-to-air missile designed by Germany during World War II. The X-4 did not see operational service and thus was not proven in combat but inspired considerable post-war work around the world, and was the basis for the development of several ground-launched anti-tank missiles.…

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Northrop-N31

Northrop-N31

McDonnell-Douglas/General-Dynamics-A-12-Avenger-II 1002 580 admin
McDonnell-DouglasGeneral-Dynamics-A-12-Avenger-II

McDonnell-Douglas/General-Dynamics-A-12-Avenger-II

The McDonnell Douglas/General Dynamics A-12 Avenger II was a proposed American attack aircraft from McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics. It was to be an all-weather, carrier-based stealth bomber replacement for the Grumman A-6 Intruder in the United States Navy and Marine Corps. Its Avenger II name was taken from the Grumman TBF Avenger of World War II. The development of the A-12 was troubled by cost overruns and several delays, causing questions of…

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Focke wulf FW 1000X1000X1000 1024 585 admin
Focke wulf FW 1000X1000X1000

Focke wulf FW 1000X1000X1000

In 1944, Focke-Wulf created three designs  for a bomber using two Heinkel-Hirth He S 011 turbojets. These bombers were known under the name of the 1000x1000x1000 Bomber-Projekt and were under the direction of Dipl.-Ing. H. von Halem and D. Küchemann. The designation meant that the aircraft could carry a 1000 kg (2205 lbs) bomb load 1000…

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Vought F4U Corsair 1000 580 admin
Vought F4U corsair

Vought F4U Corsair

The Vought F4U Corsair is an American fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. Designed and initially manufactured by Chance Vought, the Corsair was soon in great demand; additional production contracts were given to Goodyear, whose Corsairs were designated FG, and Brewster, designated F3A. The Corsair was designed…

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spitfire XIVc 1000 580 admin
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIVc

spitfire XIVc

The Rolls-Royce Griffon engine was designed in answer to Royal Naval specifications for an engine capable of generating good power at low altitudes. Concepts for adapting the Spitfire to take the new engine had begun as far back as October 1939; Joseph Smith felt that “The good big ‘un will eventually beat the good little…

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Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit

B2 Spirit

The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses. Designed during the Cold War, it is a flying wing design with a crew of two. The bomber is subsonic and can deploy both conventional…

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Junkers Ju Ef 128

Junkers Ju EF 128