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    Iran-Iraq War Aircraft (1980-1988)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/2/2015

    The brutal and bloody Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) was as much a battle in the air as it was on the ground.





    There are a total of (25) Iran-Iraq War Aircraft (1980-1988) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1972
    Aero L-39 Albatros
    The Aero L-39 series of advanced jet trainer and light strike aircraft followed along the same lines... [Read More]
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    1973
    Aerospatiale Gazelle
    A popular light reconnaissance and attack helicopter for export order, the Aerospatiale Gazelle syst... [Read More]
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    1964
    Aerospatiale Super Frelon (Super Hornet)
    The SA 321 Super Frelon is a French-produced multirole helicopter falling under the Aerospatiale bra... [Read More]
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    1971
    Bell AH-1 SuperCobra
    The AH-1 "SuperCobra" is a further evolution of the original Vietnam War-era AH-1 "Cobra" born in th... [Read More]
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    1958
    Boeing 707
    The 707 model series for The Boeing Company proved to be the catalyst for their commercial market su... [Read More]
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    1970
    Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
    Thanks to advances in jet engine technology during the 1950s and 1960s, passenger air travel blossom... [Read More]
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    1973
    Dassault Mirage F1
    The Dassault Mirage F1 was designed to replace the successful Dassault Mirage III series. With a hos... [Read More]
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    1978
    Dassault Super Etendard
    The Dassault "Super Etendard" was a further development of the original French Dassault Etendard IV ... [Read More]
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    1974
    Grumman F-14 Tomcat
    The Grumman F-14 "Tomcat" was the quintessential United States Navy (USN) fleet defense interceptor ... [Read More]
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    1956
    Lockheed C-130 Hercules
    Easily one of the most successful military aircraft of the post-World War 2 age, the Lockheed C-130 ... [Read More]
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    1962
    Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
    The P-3 Orion aircraft is a product of Lockheed Martin, designed and accepted at a time when Lockhee... [Read More]
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    1960
    McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
    Arguably one of the finest combat fighters of the 20th Century, the McDonnell F-4 Phantom II series ... [Read More]
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    1952
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
    As impressive as the later versions of the MiG-15 fighter were (detailed elsewhere on this site), th... [Read More]
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    1955
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Farmer)
    As with most global powers of World War 2 (1939-1945), the Soviet Union forged a bulk of its jet fig... [Read More]
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    1959
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
    The MiG-21 was undoubtedly the most successful Cold War fighter in terms of reach, operating in over... [Read More]
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    1970
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (Flogger)
    The Mach 2-capable MiG-23 "Flogger" became the first true "swing-wing" fighter to enter service with... [Read More]
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    1972
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (Foxbat)
    Like the Tupolev Tu-95 "Bear" and the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 "Fishbed", the MiG-25 (NATO reporting ... [Read More]
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    1967
    Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
    Numbering well over 12,000 production examples, the Mil Mi-8 (NATO reporting name of "Hip") can be v... [Read More]
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    1962
    Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
    The Northrop F-5 "Freedom Fighter" / "Tiger" / "Tiger II" series was designed from the outset as a l... [Read More]
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    1970
    Sukhoi Su-17 / Su-20 / Su-22 (Fitter)
    The Mach 2-capable Sukhoi Su-17 "Fitter" was a further development of the successful Su-7 "Fitter-A"... [Read More]
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    1974
    Sukhoi Su-24 (Fencer)
    The Sukhoi Su-24 "Fencer" was the Soviet answer to the American General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark. The... [Read More]
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    1981
    Sukhoi Su-25 (Frogfoot)
    Since the early 1980s, the Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO codename of "Frogfoot") has served the close-support a... [Read More]
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    1954
    Tupolev Tu-16 (Badger)
    The Tupolev Tu-16 (codenamed "Badger" by NATO) owed its success story to the Cold War and its own ve... [Read More]
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    1962
    Tupolev Tu-22 (Blinder)
    The Soviet/Russian Tupolev concern has had a long and established history in developing and producin... [Read More]
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    1958
    Xian H-6
    Into the 1960s, communist China held a close working military and political relationship with the So... [Read More]
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