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2nd Generation Fighter Aircraft

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The 2nd Generation Fighter filled the global air service requirements seen during the middle of the 1950s to the beginning of the 1960s.

The Second Generation Fighter aircraft label covers those developments originating in the middle of the 1950s and leading into the beginning of the 1960s. These entries had limited supersonic flight capabilities with weapons centered primarily on guns and some early-form missile support. Pinnacle designs of this period include the Northrop F-5 'Freedom Fighter' and the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 'Fishbed'.

There are a total of [ 15 ] 2nd Generation Fighter Aircraft entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.

Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
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Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the CONVAIR F-102 Delta Dagger
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CONVAIR F-102 Delta Dagger
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage III
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Dassault Mirage III
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Dassault Mirage V
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Dassault Mirage V
Attack Aircraft / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
Picture of the Douglas F4D / F-6 Skyray
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Douglas F4D / F-6 Skyray
High-Altitude Carrier-borne Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the English Electric / BAC Lightning
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English Electric / BAC Lightning
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the Grumman F11F / F-11 Tiger
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Grumman F11F / F-11 Tiger
Carrier-Borne, High-Performance Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
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Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Single-Seat High-Speed Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
Picture of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
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McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
Twin-Engine Interceptor / Reconnaissance Aircraft
Picture of the McDonnell F3H Demon
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McDonnell F3H Demon
Carrierborne Fighter / Interceptor / Fighter-Bomber
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
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Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
Picture of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief
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Republic F-105 Thunderchief
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance / Wild Weasel
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
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Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
Jet-Powered Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
Picture of the Vought F-8 Crusader
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Vought F-8 Crusader
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter Aicraft
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