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The Rockwell International OV-10A Bronco was the winner of a competition to provide the U.S.A.F., the NAVY, and the Marine Corps with a Light Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (LARA).
Designed as a counter-insurgency (COIN) plane the OV-10A was first delivered to the Armed Forces in 1969 and saw extensive duty in Vietnam.
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OV-10A can take off from short airstrips or can be fitted with floats or skis for more varied uses. It is fitted carry a wide variety of weapons but is more oftn used when equipped with doppler radar or TV reconnaissance apparatus.
A cargo compartment underneath the middle of the wing can hold five paratroops or more than 3,000 pounds of freight.