Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XBT2D-1 "Destroyer II" - Prototype Model Designation.
AD-1 - Fitted with R-3350-24W radial engine generating 2,500hp; 2 x 20mm cannons; 8,000lbs of underwing stores; 242 produced.
AD-2 - 156 produced featuring increased fuel capacity.
AD-3 - 125 produced; new canopy and landing gear system.
AD-3N - Night Attack Variant
AD-3Q - Electronic Countermeasures
AD-3W - AEW Radar-Toting Model
AD-4 - Fitted with R-3350-26WA engine generating 2,700hp; autopilot system implemented.
AD-4B - Nuclear capability; 4 x 20mm cannon; 165 produced.
AD-4L - Winterized Variant
AD-4N - Modified Variant to AD-4NA Standard
AD-4NA - Day Attack Variant
AD-4NL - Winterized Variant
AD-5 - Anti-Submarine Model of which 212 produced; two crew-seating in side-by-side configuration; widened fuselage.
AD-6 - Improved AD-4B versions; improved low-level bombing capability; 713 produced.
AD-7 - AD-6 version fitted with R-3350-26WB and reinforced substructure of which 73 were produced in total in this way.
A-1E - AD-5 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.
A-1H - AD-6 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.
A-1J - AD-7 Redesignated from 1962 standard onwards.