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What is the best Military aircraft that there is?

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Lets go by role.
Bomber: The B-52 for its longevity, versatility, capacity, deterrence, fair speed and high fear factor. The B-1 for speed, and B-2 for stealth and capability. Honorable mention to the Russian Bear and the B-17.
Fighter: in its day, the P-51 rules for firepower, range, fear factor, speed, and agility. honorable mention to the ME-109 and Mitsubishi Zero. Modern: likely the F16 for its success in all roles and honorable mention to the Su-27 and Raptor (awesome but too few produced to be fear-inducing).
The military channel has whole programs on this question, but break it down to helos, fighters, bombers and strike.

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The one that is safely on the ground :P

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Air Force One

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The one with a hot guy in it :3 jk idk

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F-15 Strike Eagle

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I like the B52 for its long life. And the P51 for its durability.

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There's tons of different criteria, but for my money - the B-52 has been in service since 1952, has dropped more tonnage of virtually any type of munitions ever invented for a bomber (including nuclear cruise missiles), and is still in service for the foreseeable future. The Big Buff ain't pretty, but the expression 'Most Bang for the Buck' fits it perfectly.

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Amen! That is what my father always said too, so thank you Savory. And my mother! He died in 1979 and what he said is still true. He knew B-52s inside and out, worked on them at Boeing, and on the first 707. Quit that and worked overseas evaluating B-52s for repairs. I wish I knew more about what he did all those years he was gone prior to his retirement. I think it is the COOLest thing that they are still flying!!! What a testament to the design and quality of those airplanes, mostly to the people who built them.
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Sorry I went wild with a long personal comment. I saw B-52 and got really excited!!!
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The B-2 is my personal favorite. I wish we built more.
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Amen to that . . . instead we've got multi-billion dollar planes that we can't afford any more.
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I worked on the B-2 ... it is a wicked looking bird.
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Drones have been extremely efficient and cost effective.

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The one that brought my father home all the years he was in the service. Your answer your looking for is the one that fits it's situation the best could be a chopper or her their different for each of thirty jobs.

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B-17.

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I'll keep it traditional and say the UH-1N Huey

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