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F-4 Phantom II

Definition/Scope: A twin-engine, supersonic, multipurpose, all-weather jet fighter/bomber. It operates from land and aircraft carriers and employs both air-to-air and air-to-surface weapons. The Phantom is a prime air interdiction/close air support and fleet defense vehicle. Special missions such as laser bombing, electronic bombing, and radar bombing are considered routine capabilities. It is capable of employing nuclear and nonnuclear weapons. Designated as F-4. RF-4 is the photo-reconnaissance version.

Broader Terms:

fighter bombers

Related Terms:

air interdiction
Close Air Support
F-4G Wild Weasel
RF-4 Phantom II
RF-4C Phantom II

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