Harrier (fighter)/Related Articles
From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- See also changes related to Harrier (fighter), or pages that link to Harrier (fighter) or to this page or whose text .
- Fighter aircraft : Airplanes that have a principal mission of destroying other airplanes in flight, often with a secondary capability to attack ground targets
- Vertical takeoff and landing : Aircraft, most commonly helicopters, that can take off and land vertically, with no horizontal takeoff or landing roll.
- Short takeoff and vertical landing : A carrier-capable aircraft that takes a short takeoff, without catapulting but possibly a "ski jump" ramp, but lands vertically.
- Harrier GR : Add brief definition or description
- Sea Harrier : Add brief definition or description
- AV-8 Harrier : Add brief definition or description
- AV-8B Harrier II : Add brief definition or description
- Royal Air Force : The British military service primarily responsible for air warfare
- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- United States Marine Corps : A branch of the United States Armed Forces, with primary responsibilities as naval infantry and in amphibious warfare, are organized in Marine Air-Ground Task Forces capable of serving as up to corps headquarters with integrated close air support
- Falklands War : 1982 war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands and their dependencies.
- Gulf War : The conflict started by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the liberation of Kuwait and major damage to Iraqi forces, by a US-led UN coalition in 1991.
- Kosovo : Country in south-eastern Europe which declared independence from Serbia in 2008 - not officially recognised by the United Nations.
- Iraq War : Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation
- Marine Air-Ground Task Force : The basic structure of United States Marine Corps combined arms, task-organized units