Republic F-105 Thunderchief

F-105small.jpgThe Republic F-105 Thunderchief, was a single-seat supersonic fighter-bomber used by the United States Air Force. The Mach 2 capable F-105 bore the brunt of strike bombing over North Vietnam during the early years of the Vietnam War. A two-seat Wild Weasel version was later used in the specialized SEAD role of suppressing surface-to-air missile sites. It was commonly known as the “Thud” by its crews.


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