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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 (84) 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
    Type: Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Aero L-39 Albatros
    Aero L-39 Albatros
    Type: Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Aerospatiale Gazelle
    Aerospatiale Gazelle
    Type: Lightweight Multi-Role Helicopter
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the AIDC T-CH-1 (Chung-Tsing)
    AIDC T-CH-1 (Chung-Tsing)
    Type: Basic Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus A300
    Airbus A300
    Type: Wide-Body Passenger Jet Airliner
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
    Airbus Helicopters (Eurocopter / MBB) Bo 105
    Type: Light Utility Civilian / Military Helicopter
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
    Airbus Helicopters AS350 Ecureuil / Astar
    Type: Light Utility Helicopter
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
    Alenia-Aeritalia G.222
    Type: Medium-Lift Tactical Transport Aircraft
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Antonov An-32 (Cline)
    Antonov An-32 (Cline)
    Type: Tactical Military Transport
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Avioane IAR 93 Vultur (Vulture)
    Avioane IAR 93 Vultur (Vulture)
    Type: Light Strike / Low Altitude Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the BAe Hawk
    BAe Hawk
    Type: Advanced Trainer / Light Strike
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the BAe Sea Harrier
    BAe Sea Harrier
    Type: Carrierborne V/STOL (Vertical Short Take-Off and Landing) Strike Fighter
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Beechcraft C-12 Huron
    Beechcraft C-12 Huron
    Type: Military Utility Aircraft
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
    Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
    Type: Attack Helicopter
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
    Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
    Type: Attack Helicopter
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Beriev-Bartini VVA-14 (Vertikal no-Vzletayuschaya Amphibia)
    Beriev-Bartini VVA-14 (Vertikal no-Vzletayuschaya Amphibia)
    Type: Amphibious Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft Prototype
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing / McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
    Boeing / McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
    Type: Multirole Aircraft
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
    Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
    Type: Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport
     
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
    Boeing E-3 Sentry (AWACS)
    Type: 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
    Type: National Emergency Airborne Command Post Aircraft
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing T-43 (Gator)
    Boeing T-43 (Gator)
    Type: Navigational Trainer / VIP Transport Aircraft
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)
    Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)
    Type: Tactical Airlifter Transport Aircraft Prototype
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the CHDB A-90 Orlyonok (Eaglet) (Ekranoplan)
    CHDB A-90 Orlyonok (Eaglet) (Ekranoplan)
    Type: Ground Effect Flying Boat / Transport Aircraft
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Falcon 50
    Dassault Falcon 50
    Type: VIP and Government Transport / Maritime Surveillance
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage 2000
    Dassault Mirage 2000
    Type: Multi-role Aircraft
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage 4000
    Dassault Mirage 4000
    Type: High-Altitude Interceptor / Low-Altitude Penetrator Aircraft
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Mirage F1
    Dassault Mirage F1
    Type: Multirole / Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault Super Etendard
    Dassault Super Etendard
    Type: Carrier-based Navy Strike Fighter Aircraft
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
    Dassault-Dornier Alpha Jet
    Type: Advanced Trainer / Close-Support Aircraft
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7
    de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7
    Type: Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) Regional Passenger Airliner
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the ENAER Mirage 50CN Pantera
    ENAER Mirage 50CN Pantera
    Type: Multirole Aircraft
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
    Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog)
    Type: Close Air Support (CAS) / Forward Air Control (FAC)
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the FMA IA-58 Pucara (Fortress)
    FMA IA-58 Pucara (Fortress)
    Type: Counter-Insurgency Platform / Ground Attack Aircraft
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    Type: Carrier-Borne Air Defence / Air Superiority Fighter
     
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the HAL Ajeet (Invincible)
    HAL Ajeet (Invincible)
    Type: Lightweight Interceptor / Ground Attack / Advanced Trainer Aircraft
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Arava (Willow)
    IAI Arava (Willow)
    Type: STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) Transport Aircraft
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Kfir (Lion Cub)
    IAI Kfir (Lion Cub)
    Type: Multi-Role Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the IAI Nesher (Vulture)
    IAI Nesher (Vulture)
    Type: Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the IAR 316
    IAR 316
    Type: Pilot Trainer / Light Utility Helicopter
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
    Ilyushin IL-76 (Candid)
    Type: Strategic Transport / Tanker Aircraft
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Kawasaki C-1
    Kawasaki C-1
    Type: Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
    Leonardo (AgustaWestland) AW109
    Type: Multirole Military / Utility Helicopter
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
    Leonardo / AgustaWestland Lynx / Super Lynx
    Type: Multi-role Helicopter / Anti-Submarine / Anti-Ship
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
    Lockheed / Vought S-3 Viking
    Type: 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
    Type: Close Air-Support (CAS) / Air Interdiction / Force Protection Gunship
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
    Type: Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
    Type: 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
    Type: Multi-Role Lightweight Fighter / Strike Fighter
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Martin X-24B
    Martin X-24B
    Type: Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10
    Type: Wide-Body, Long-Range Airliner / Freighter
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell Douglas YC-15
    McDonnell Douglas YC-15
    Type: Tactical Airlifter Transport Aircraft Prototype
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
    Mikoyan MiG-27 (Flogger)
    Type: Ground Attack Aircraft
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan MiG-31 (Foxhound)
    Mikoyan MiG-31 (Foxhound)
    Type: Long-Range Interceptor
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
    Type: Fighter-Interceptor Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
    Type: Supersonic Interceptor / Reconnaissance Bomber Aircraft
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
    Mil Mi-14 (Haze)
    Type: Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
    Type: Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi F-1 (Supersonic Rei-Sen)
    Mitsubishi F-1 (Supersonic Rei-Sen)
    Type: Strike / Anti-Ship Fighter Aircraft
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Mitsubishi T-2
    Mitsubishi T-2
    Type: Advanced Jet Trainer
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Myasishchev M-55 (Mystic)
    Myasishchev M-55 (Mystic)
    Type: High-Altitude Reconnaissance / Scientific Research Aircraft
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Nanchang J-12 (Jianjiji-12)
    Nanchang J-12 (Jianjiji-12)
    Type: Lightweight Supersonic Fighter Prototype
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
    Nanchang Q-5 (Fantan)
    Type: Ground Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop YA-9
    Northrop YA-9
    Type: Close Air Support Aircraft Prototype
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop YF-17 (Cobra)
    Northrop YF-17 (Cobra)
    Type: Technology Demonstrator Aircraft
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Panavia Tornado IDS (InterDictor / Strike)
    Panavia Tornado IDS (InterDictor / Strike)
    Type: All-Weather, Low-Level Strike Aircraft
     
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the Rockwell XFV-12
    Rockwell XFV-12
    Type: VTOL Carrier-based Fighter Prototype
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the SEPECAT Jaguar
    SEPECAT Jaguar
    Type: Strike Fighter
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-13
    Shenyang (AVIC) J-13
    Type: Air Superiority Fighter Project
     
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Shin Meiwa US-1 / PS-1
    Shin Meiwa US-1 / PS-1
    Type: Maritime Search and Rescue / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Flying Boat Aircraft
     
    1970
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk
    Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk
    Type: Attack Helicopter Prototype
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky S-72 (X-Wing)
    Sikorsky S-72 (X-Wing)
    Type: Experimental Hybrid Helicopter
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
    Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
    Type: Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter
     
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the SOKO J-22 Orao (Eagle)
    SOKO J-22 Orao (Eagle)
    Type: 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)
    Type: Ground Attack / Strike Fighter Aircraft
     
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-20 (Fitter-C)
    Sukhoi Su-20 (Fitter-C)
    Type: Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
     
    1974
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
    Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
    Type: Long Range Strike / Attack Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Sukhoi T-4 (Sotka)
    Sukhoi T-4 (Sotka)
    Type: Prototype Supersonic Strategic Bomber / High-Speed Reconnaissance Aircraft
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
    Tupolev Tu-142 (Bear)
    Type: Long-Range Anti-Submarine Warfare Bomber
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-144 (Charger)
    Tupolev Tu-144 (Charger)
    Type: Supersonic Passenger Transport
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
    Tupolev Tu-154 (Careless)
    Type: Commercial Passenger Airliner
     
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
    Tupolev Tu-22M (Backfire)
    Type: Strategic Bomber / Maritime Strike Fighter
     
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-38 (Forger)
    Yakovlev Yak-38 (Forger)
    Type: Carrier-Borne VSTOL Strike Fighter / Fleet Defense Aircraft
     
    1975
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-50 (1975)
    Yakovlev Yak-50 (1975)
    Type: Basic Trainer Aircraft
     
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Yakovlev Yak-52
    Yakovlev Yak-52
    Type: Basic Trainer Aircraft