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    Aircraft from 1970 to 1979

    An all-new range of fighter aircraft and attack helicopter were debuted in the 1970s, continuing the arms race spurred on by the Cold War.





    There are a total of (82) Aircraft from 1970 to 1979 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. Developmental aircraft (i.e. "x-planes") and conceptual aircraft are also included in this listing.



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    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Aermacchi MB.339

    Aermacchi MB.339
    Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Aero L-39 Albatros

    Aero L-39 Albatros
    Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Gazelle

    Aerospatiale Gazelle
    Lightweight Multi-Role Helicopter


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the AgustaWestland AW109

    AgustaWestland AW109
    Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the AIDC T-CH-1 (Chung-Tsing)

    AIDC T-CH-1 (Chung-Tsing)
    Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus A300

    Airbus A300
    Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105

    Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
    Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar

    Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
    Light Utility Helicopter


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222

    Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
    Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-32 (Cline)

    Antonov An-32 (Cline)
    Tactical Military Transport


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Avioane IAR 93 Vultur (Vulture)

    Avioane IAR 93 Vultur (Vulture)
    Light Strike / Low Altitude Interceptor Aircraft


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the BAe Hawk

    BAe Hawk
    Advanced Trainer / Light Strike


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the BAe Sea Harrier

    BAe Sea Harrier
    Carrierborne V/STOL (Vertical Short Take-Off and Landing) Strike Fighter


    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1 SuperCobra

    Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
    Attack Helicopter


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1J SeaCobra

    Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
    Attack Helicopter


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Beriev-Bartini VVA-14 (Vertikal no-Vzletayuschaya Amphibia)

    Beriev-Bartini VVA-14 (Vertikal no-Vzletayuschaya Amphibia)
    Amphibious Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft Prototype


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing / McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

    Boeing / McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
    Multirole Aircraft


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)

    Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
    Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport


    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)

    Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
    Airborne Surveillance, Command, Control and Communications Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post

    Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post
    National Emergency Airborne Command Post Aircraft


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing T-43 (Gator)

    Boeing T-43 (Gator)
    Navigational Trainer / VIP Transport Aircraft


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)

    Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)
    Tactical Airlifter Transport Aircraft Prototype


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the CHDB A-90 Orlyonok (Eaglet) (Ekranoplan)

    CHDB A-90 Orlyonok (Eaglet) (Ekranoplan)
    Ground Effect Flying Boat / Transport Aircraft


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Falcon 50

    Dassault Falcon 50
    VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000

    Dassault Mirage 2000
    Multi-role Aircraft


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage 4000

    Dassault Mirage 4000
    High-Altitude Interceptor / Low-Altitude Penetrator Aircraft


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage F1

    Dassault Mirage F1
    Multirole / Interceptor Aircraft


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Super Etendard

    Dassault Super Etendard
    Carrier-based Strike Fighter Aircraft


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet

    Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
    Advanced Trainer / Close-Support Aircraft


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7

    de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7
    Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the ENAER Mirage 50CN Pantera

    ENAER Mirage 50CN Pantera
    Multirole Aircraft


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)

    Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
    Close Air Support (CAS) / Forward Air Control (FAC)


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the FMA IA-58 Pucara (Fortress)

    FMA IA-58 Pucara (Fortress)
    Counter-Insurgency Platform / Ground Attack Aircraft


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat

    Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    Carrier-Borne Air Defence / Air Superiority Fighter


    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the HAL Ajeet (Invincible)

    HAL Ajeet (Invincible)
    Lightweight Interceptor / Ground Attack / Advanced Trainer Aircraft


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Arava (Willow)

    IAI Arava (Willow)
    STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) Transport Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Kfir (Lion Cub)

    IAI Kfir (Lion Cub)
    Multi-Role Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Nesher (Vulture)

    IAI Nesher (Vulture)
    Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft


    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the IAR 316

    IAR 316
    Pilot Trainer / Light Utility Helicopter


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)

    Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
    Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki C-1

    Kawasaki C-1
    Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking

    Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
    Navy Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft (ASW) / Aerial Tanker


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky

    Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
    Close Air-Support (CAS) / Air Interdiction / Force Protection Gunship


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar

    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Wide-Body Passenger Airliner


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed Martin / General Dynamics F-16  Fighting Falcon

    Lockheed Martin / General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
    Multi-Role Lightweight Fighter / Strike Fighter


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin X-24B

    Martin X-24B
    Technology Demonstrator Aircraft


    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10

    McDonnell Douglas DC-10
    Wide-Body, Long-Range Airliner / Freighter


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas YC-15

    McDonnell Douglas YC-15
    Tactical Airlifter Transport Aircraft Prototype


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)

    Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
    Ground Attack Aircraft


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan MiG-31 (Foxhound)

    Mikoyan MiG-31 (Foxhound)
    Long-Range Interceptor


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)

    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
    Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)

    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
    Supersonic Interceptor / Reconnaissance Bomber Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-14 (Haze)

    Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
    Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)

    Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi F-1 (Supersonic Rei-Sen)

    Mitsubishi F-1 (Supersonic Rei-Sen)
    Strike / Anti-Ship Fighter Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi T-2

    Mitsubishi T-2
    Advanced Jet Trainer


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Myasishchev M-55 (Mystic)

    Myasishchev M-55 (Mystic)
    High-Altitude Reconnaissance / Scientific Research Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Nanchang J-12 (Jianjiji-12)

    Nanchang J-12 (Jianjiji-12)
    Lightweight Supersonic Fighter Prototype


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)

    Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
    Ground Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop YA-9

    Northrop YA-9
    Close Air Support Aircraft Prototype


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop YF-17 (Cobra)

    Northrop YF-17 (Cobra)
    Technology Demonstrator Aircraft


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Panavia Tornado IDS (InterDictor / Strike)

    Panavia Tornado IDS (InterDictor / Strike)
    All-Weather, Low-Level Strike Aircraft


    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the Rockwell XFV-12

    Rockwell XFV-12
    VTOL Carrier-based Fighter Prototype


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar

    SEPECAT Jaguar
    Strike Fighter


    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Shin Meiwa US-1 / PS-1

    Shin Meiwa US-1 / PS-1
    Maritime Search and Rescue Flying Boat


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk

    Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk
    Attack Helicopter Prototype


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-72 (X-Wing)

    Sikorsky S-72 (X-Wing)
    Experimental Hybrid Helicopter


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

    Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
    Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the SOKO J-22 Orao (Eagle)

    SOKO J-22 Orao (Eagle)
    Light Attack / Fighter-Bomber / Advanced Trainer Aircraft


    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-17 / Su-20 / Su-22 (Fitter)

    Sukhoi Su-17 / Su-20 / Su-22 (Fitter)
    Ground Attack / Strike Fighter Aircraft


    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-20 (Fitter-C)

    Sukhoi Su-20 (Fitter-C)
    Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft


    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)

    Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
    Long Range Strike / Attack Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi T-4 (Sotka)

    Sukhoi T-4 (Sotka)
    Prototype Supersonic Strategic Bomber / High-Speed Reconnaissance Aircraft


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)

    Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
    Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-144 (Charger)

    Tupolev Tu-144 (Charger)
    Supersonic Passenger Transport


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)

    Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
    Commercial Passenger Airliner


    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)

    Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
    Strategic Bomber / Maritime Strike Fighter


    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Westland / AgustaWestland Lynx

    Westland / AgustaWestland Lynx
    Multi-role Helicopter / Anti-Submarine / Anti-Ship


    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-38 (Forger)

    Yakovlev Yak-38 (Forger)
    Carrier-Borne VSTOL Strike Fighter / Fleet Defense Aircraft


    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-50 (1975)

    Yakovlev Yak-50 (1975)
    Basic Trainer Aircraft


    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-52

    Yakovlev Yak-52
    Basic Trainer Aircraft