Warbirds That Dominate The Sky

Northrop Grumman Global Hawk

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This aircraft is designed to move even in very high altitudes without failing. It was first built and deployed in the year 2001. It is purposely used in surveillance and gathering of information. It can withstand the harsh conditions of high altitudes for around 30 hours and can carry a maximum of 1200 pounds. It costs about $222.7 million.

Hawker Harrier Jump Jet

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This was the first fighter jet capable of taking off vertically. The Hawker Harrier proved to be a useful jet for aircraft carriers thanks to its vertical takeoff capabilities. A total of 718 Hawker Harriers were produced. The plane is armed with two 30 mm Aden Cannons and is still in use to date.


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