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Douglas A/B-26 Invader

Operational history - Military variants














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Air Forces that flew the A-26 Invader

Airframe / Engine mods - 1

Air Force backed special Projects - Aircraft Mods, R&D and Weapons

 
Misc. weapons and targeting equipment
  • Body armour
  • Bomb bay spoilers
  • Flak screen protectors
  • The Norden bomb sight
  • Remotely controlled gun turrets
  • Misc. Gunsights used by on the A/B-26 Invader
  • The "Hell Roarer"
  • M10 Airplane smoke tank
 
Aircraft modified for special weapons systems
  • Drones
  • Ejection seat test bed aircraft
  • Target tug aircraft
  • All weather flying center
  • The 70,000,000 candlepower search light
  • Clasified long nose B-26, with Infra red detection device
  • Under wing cargo or personnel carrier
  • Drogue chute test aircraft
  • Highball ( Codename Speedee )
  • The B-26 and air-to-air missile development

Special Operations

 Included in this section are:

    • The CIA and the A-26 Invader / On Mark Marksman aircraft
  • Farmgate
  • Mill Pond/Black Watch
  • "Haik"
  • Red Stockings
  • Dragon Rouge
  • COIN
  • Operation Shed light
  • SHORANOSS
  • Code Name: Carpetbagger
  • Project Black Watch

On a factual but lighter note
















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