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Grumman A-6 Intruder
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Grumman A-6A Intruder of the Squadron VA-165.
Role Shipborn attack aircraft
National origin USA.
Manufacturer Grumman
First flight 1960
Introduction 1963
Status Retired
Primary user US Navy.
Produced Out of production.

The Grumman A-6 Intruder is an attack aircraft built in the USA. It's a twin-turbojet aircraft, built in all-metal. It was used for the Vietnam War and the Gulf War by US Navy. Before September 1962, it was called Grumman A2F Intruder.

Grumman EA-6B Prowler is a specialized variant.

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