Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star

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Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star
The Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star
Height 3.56 meters[1]
Length 11.51 meters[1]
Wingspan 11.85 meters[1]
Weight 3.8 metric tons[1]
Targets Godzilla
Anguirus
Piloted by Multiple

The Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star is a supersonic jet trainer aircraft that was built by Lockheed, and manufactured in Japan under license by Kawasaki Heavy Industries. The Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star was used in the 1955 film, Godzilla Raids Again.

History[edit | edit source]

Showa era[edit | edit source]

Godzilla Raids Again[edit | edit source]

A fleet of Shooting Stars were deployed when Godzilla and Anguirus arrived in Osaka, deploying flares in an attempt to lure the monsters away from the city. Later, another detachment of the jets were sent to attack Godzilla at Kamiko Island, and fired missiles at the glacier on the island to bury Godzilla in ice.

Weapons[edit | edit source]

  • Flight speed of 600 miles per hour (970 kilometers an hour)
  • Armed with 12.7mm M-3 machine guns and eight underwing hardpoints that carrying bombs or rockets

References[edit | edit source]

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