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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 2 months ago

Were you aware of how many combat aircraft the United States Armed Forces have as of 2021?

United States Air Force

312 attack aircraft

286 Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

26 Lockheed AC-130

152 strategic bombers

59 Rockwell B-1 Lancer

19 Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit

74 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

1,512 fighter aircraft

429 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle/McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

789 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

178 Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor

116 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

1,976 total

United States Navy

426 fighter aircraft

416 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

10 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

426 total

United States Marine Corps

101 attack aircraft

101 McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

214 fighter aircraft

144 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

70 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

315 total

2,717 grand total (413 attack aircraft, 152 strategic bombers, 2,152 fighter aircraft)

2 Answers

  • 2 months ago

    No, and I couldn't care less. I am NOT impressed.

    (Are you aware of The Royal Swedish Air Force's Fighter strength in 1940? It was a lot bigger than you might think)

  • ?
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Crikey, that's an awful lot of aeroplanes.

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