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Developed as a carrier based attack aircraft, Intruder gave the Navy and Marines a high degree of bombing accuracy at night and in poor weather. The A-­6 served in Vietnam, engagements in Lebanon and Libya in the 1980's and the 1991 Gulf War. Placed into service in the early 1960's, the A-6 Intruder was retired in 1997.

Fiercely loyal, former crew-members of the A-­6 refer to the Intruder as "the workhorse of naval aviation". The legendary range and load carrying abilities of the A-­‐6 still stand as some of the finest performance characteristics in the history of naval aviation.

Craft Stats

Type All Weather Ship-borne Attack Aircraft
Bureau Number 152599
NMNA ID 1995.350.001
Manufacturer Grumman
Powerplant Two 41.40-­kN (9040-­lb-­thrust) Pratt & Whitney J52-­‐P-­‐8B non-­afterburning turbojets
Maximum Speed 1037 km/h (643 mph) clean at sea level
Maximum Climb Rate 2323 m/min (7620 fpm) at sea level
Range 1627 km (1008 miles) with maximum military load; ferry range 5222 km (3240 miles)
Service Ceiling  12,925 m (42,400 ft)
Armament  Maximum of 8165 kg (17,963 lb) ordnance and external fuel
Weight  Empty 12,132 kg (26,690 lb) Maximum take-­off for Catapult Launch 26,580 kg (58,478 lb)
Dimensions Span: 16.15 m (53 ft) Length: 16.69 m (54 ft 9 in) Height: 4.93 m (16 ft 2 in) Wing area: 49.13 m2 (529 sq ft)
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