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Impressive photo shows RA-5C Vigilante doing successful barricade arrestment aboard USS Constellation
The RA-5C was damaged by antiaircraft fire during a combat mission over Vietnam Taken on Aug. 18, 1968 the impressive picture in this post shows an RA-5C Vigilante of Reconnaissance Attack (Heavy) Squadron 5 (RVAH-5) damaged by antiaircraft fire during a combat mission over Vietnam going into the barricade on the flight deck of the carrier USS Constellation (CVA 64). During...
That time an RA-5C Vigilante took a picture of a SA-2 surface to air missile passing just 104 feet from its belly
No one knows why it did not detonate although the most likely theory is that the missile had not reached its arming time when it shot past the wildly jinking RA-5C The A-5 Vigilante was a carrier based supersonic bomber designed by North American for the U.S. Navy. Its service in the nuclear strike role (replacing the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior)...

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