Your question: Were Harriers used in Vietnam?

What countries still use Harriers?

At present the Boeing/BAE Systems AV-8B Harrier II is used by NATO countries such as the United States, Spain and Italy. A modified version, the BAE Systems/Boeing Harrier II is used by the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy.

How many Viet Cong died?

Total number of deaths

Low estimate of deaths Middle estimate of deaths
North Vietnam/Viet Cong military and civilian war dead 533,000 1,062,000
South Vietnam/U.S./South Korea war military and civilian war dead 429,000 741,000
Democide by North Vietnam/Viet Cong 131,000 214,000
Democide by South Vietnam 57,000 89,000

Do Harriers still flying?

AV-8B Harrier II attack aircraft will stay operational with US Marine Corps until 2029. The AV-8B Harrier II vertical or short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) attack aircraft will continue to be used by the U.S. Marine Corps until 2029 despite the arrival of the F-35B.

Did Vietnam have fighter jets?

The T-28 was the first North Vietnamese aircraft to shoot down a US aircraft, a C-123, on 15 February 1964. The VPAF received its first jet fighter aircraft, the MiG-17 in February 1964, but they were initially stationed at air bases on Mainland China, while their pilots were being trained.

How many US pilots were killed in Vietnam?

Based on a database received from the Pentagon, the VHPA estimate that more than 40,000 helicopter pilots served in the Vietnam War. Killed in Hueys – 1,151 pilots and 1,231 non-pilot crew members.

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