External links [Devblog] F-104 Starfighter: The Manned Missile
Description. F-104Cs were also used early on in Operation Rolling Thunder in the Vietnam War, where they were used to escort EC-121s over the Gulf of Tonkin as they provided radar warning coverage for F-105s. It was introduced in Update "Starfighters".It is often referred to as the "missile with a man in it" or the "widow maker", the latter nickname highlighting its questionable safety record in Luftwaffe use. The F-104G Starfighter is a rank VI German jet fighter with a battle rating of 10.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force (USAF), but was later sold to and produced by several other nations, seeing widespread service outside the United States. Although F-104Cs never shot down an enemy MiG over Vietnam, it’s widely believed that their presence on escort missions was enough to deter the possibility of a MiG attack.
The F-104 Starfighter is a well-known American supersonic jet fighter, developed at the start of the Cold War by the Lockheed company.
Soon, pilots in War Thunder will have the chance to fly this truly iconic and unique aircraft as it arrives at the top rank of several nations … Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example: reference to the series of the aircraft; links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.
External links [Forum] Mitsubishi F-104J Eikō The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is an American single-engined, supersonic interceptor aircraft which became widely used as a fighter-bomber during the Cold War. Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example: reference to the series of the aircraft; links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.