Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Explore Generation Plane, Fourth Generation, and more!

Fifth-generation fighters like the are a revolution in air warfare, but many people don't know precisely what the term means. To understand what makes them so transformational, it helps to start from the beginning with the first post-war jets.

December 26, 1972 – Vietnam War: As part of Operation Linebacker II, 120 American B-52 Stratofortress bombers attacked Hanoi, including 78 launched from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the largest single combat launch in Strategic Air Command history.

ARMY PLANS THE WAR HELICOPTERS OF TOMORROW-JOINT STRIKE ROTOR By Kelsey D. Atherton 3/6/15 Army Concept For Future Helicopter