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Japan to Replace RF-4EJs with F-15Js + SAR Pods

RF-4EJ, heading out…(click to view full) Once upon a time, nations produced dedicated reconnaissance aircraft variants of front like fighters, or even dedicated reconnaissance fighter designs. These usually involved airframe modifications to place bulky camera equipment in the aircraft’s nose and/or centerline, and the sacrifice of guns and some stores stations. Anyone who has ever […]
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