The Lockheed F-117 Stealth Fighter

v2.1.0 / 01 feb 03 / greg goebel / public domain

* The United States currently possesses a combat asset with capabilities not matched by known weapons of any other country: the F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter. This aircraft can perform precision strikes on heavily-protected targets with little chance of being detected. In many cases, the defender's first alert of an attack is bombs going off.

Along with this capability comes an interesting design and an exotic history. This document provides a short description of the F-117 Stealth fighter.

[1.0] F-117 Development

[2.0] F-117 In Action

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