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A-4K Skyhawk   A-4K Kahu    
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A-4K Skyhawk
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Nation Flag ANZAC ANZAC
Class Ground Attack Aircraft
Variant(s) A-4K Kahu
Cost 85 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 10
Icon WALB ECM 0%
Icon WRD Air Detection Very Good
Speed 600 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 2000 L
Icon WRD T.O.T. 80 s
Icon WALB Year 1980
Icon WALB Type Marines, Airborne, Mechanized, Armored, Motorized, Support
Icon WALB Prototype No
Weapons
Autocannon Twin Colt Mk.12 (20mm)
AGM AGM-65B Maverick (IR)

The A-4K Skyhawk is a ground attack aircraft for the ANZAC that was first introduced in Wargame: Red Dragon.

HistoryEdit

The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk was developed in the early 1950's as a carrier-based light attack platform. It is a subsonic single-engine, single-seat multi-role combat aircraft and saw extensive use in the Vietnam War. The A-4K is a variant first sold to the Royal New Zealand Air Force in 1970. Fourteen of the type were delivered that year, and the A-4Ks would later be upgraded to the KAHU configuration in the 1980's.

OverviewEdit

The A-4K Skyhawk is a Ground Attack Aircraft available to ANZAC and BLUFOR decks. It is an 85 point light strike platform armed with two fire and forget AGM-65B Maverick missiles and twin Colt Mk. 12 20mm cannons. The A-4K is a cost-effective spot-removal platform capable of attacking and destroying even top of the line REDFOR tanks thanks to its accurate, powerful Maverick missiles. Its Mk. 12 cannons allow the A-4K to strafe ground targets, harass helicopters, and provides minor protection against enemy aircraft at close range.

The major drawbacks of the A-4K are its lack of any aerial missile compliment and lack of ECM. This leaves the A-4K highly vulnerable to long range SAMs and enemy fighters. A fighter or SEAD escort is highly recommended when sending the A-4K to strike targets over enemy territory or if enemy fighters are anticipated.

WeaponsEdit

Red DragonEdit

Weapons WRD Icon Twin Colt Mk 12 WRD Icon AGM-65B Maverick
Type Autocannon AGM No Weapon
Name Twin Colt Mk.12 AGM-65B Maverick
Caliber 20mm IR
Ammo x 200 x 2
Range Ground = 2100 m
Helicopters = 1575 m
Icon WALB Airplanes = 2100 m
Ground = 3150 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 20% 40%
Icon WRD Stabilizer 20% 40%
AP Power 0 26
HE Power 1 0
Icon WALB Suppression 46 150
Rate of fire 1071 r/min 30 r/min

See AlsoEdit

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