The Convair B Hustler was the first operational jet bomber capable of Mach 2 flight. Later on, four additional external hardpoints were added to allow five weapons to be carried.
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The first prototype, serial number , was completed in late August Replacing the Boeing B Stratojet strategic bomber, it was originally intended to fly at high altitudes and supersonic speeds to avoid Soviet fighters. Retrieved: 4 April Next Article Le Airshow. Donald, David and Jon Lake, eds.
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London: Ian Allan Ltd. A photo reconnaissance pod, the LA, was also fielded. Retrieved: 1 December Flight: Years of Aviation.