Pictures of Cold War aircraft. (1 Viewer)

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Arguably a child of the cold war:

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Nothing "arguable" about it at all... on 3 December 1989, Gorbachev and Bush declared the Cold War* over at the Malta Summit... first flight of the Saab Gripen: December 9, 1988.

* However, many historians argue that the dissolution of the Soviet Union on 26 December 1991 was the end of the Cold War.
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A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 511th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 81st Tactical Fighter Wing, taxis toward the flight line at Weisbaden Air Base, West Germany, after completing a mission on 14 September 1983 during REFORGER/AUTUMN FORGE '83.

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Awesome pic.

I’ve flown into Wiesbaden many, many times. For some reason I never remember the runway being long enough for fixed wing, but then I had to go back and look at some old pics, and it in fact was.
Lockheed TR-1B, a high-altitude special-purpose reconnaissance and research aircraft, 18 September 1983.
The TR-1B has the same basic airframe as the Lockheed U-2R aircraft but with significant modifications to some of its


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