A-12 Avenger II

The McDonnell Douglas/General Dynamics A-12 Avenger II was a proposed American attack aircraft from McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics. It was to be an all-weather, carrier-based stealth bomber replacement for the Grumman A-6 Intruder in the United States Navy and Marine Corps. Its Avenger II name was taken from the Grumman TBF Avenger of World War II.

The development of the A-12 was troubled by cost overruns and several delays, causing questions of the program's ability to deliver upon its objectives; these doubts led to the development program being cancelled in 1991.

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Manufacture Range: 1988 - 1991

Platform Type: Fixed Wing, Combat

Initial Maker: McDonnell Douglas

Current Final Maker: McDonnell Douglas

A-12 Avenger II