Due to the effects of the Allied bombing campaign, the Germans were forced to enact measures for self-preservation. In 1944, the Emergency Fighter Program was established by the Luftwaffe (against the cries of some high-ranking officials but championed by others) and charged German aircraft manufacturers to produce cost-effective solutions to counter Allied bomber formations. This initiative led to a myriad of designs, many of which never saw the light of day, that encompassed assault gliders, rocket-powered fighters and turbojet-powered fighters. In addition to this, though was given to pulsejet- and ramjet-powered types before the end. Some of the key developments to emerge from this program became the Dornier Do 335 heavy fighter (dual prop-powered) and the Heinkel He 162 'Volksjager' jet-powered fighter.
There are a total of [ 27 ] Luftwaffe Emergency Fighter Program (EFP) 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.