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The A-6 comes in two major versions, the A-6A, a two seater used for both bombing and as a tanker, and the EA-6B a four seat electronics countermeasures version called the prowler. The A-6 Intruder was manufactured by Grumman Aircraft Company.  The a6 is 59' 10" long, 16' 3" high and has a wingspan of  53' 0".  The A-6 has  an empty weight of 32,160 lbs and a max weight of 65,000 lbs.  The a6 intruder uses two J52-P-8A engines each producing 9,300 lbs of thrust for a total of 18,600 lbs of thrust.  The Intruder had a cruise speed of 482 kts and a max speed of 658 kts and a maximum range of  1628 miles.  The A-6 Intruder is one of the first all weather light attack bombers using special electronics and a device called the Highway in the Sky.   Look at this collection of A-6 Intruder books in this fighter jet book store.
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Launch the Intruders

A Naval Attack Squadron in the Vietnam War, 1972
Reardon. Based on unparalleled access to crewmembers and their families, this book chronicles the operations of Attack Squadron 75, the "Sunday Punchers," and their high-risk bombing runs in A-6 Intruders launched from the USS Saratoga during the famous Linebacker campaigns of 1972. Filled with human drama and daring exploits, it's a rousing tale that richly deserves to be read. 420 pages, 37 B&W photographs, 6"x 9", softcover.


The Operational History of Grumman's A-6
Morgan & Morgan. This operational history covers the A-6's Navy and Marine service from initial deployment in Vietnam to Desert Storm and 1997 retirement. Includes documentation of every fleet version and every squadron that flew the A-6 - with numerous photographs, maps, and appendices that cover squadron histories, deployments, production details, airframe losses and more. 224 pages, 250+ B&W and color photographs, 8˝"x 11", hardcover.

 Advanced Actuation, 

Controls and Integration for Aerospace Vehicles 
(A-6 Symposium San Diego, California October 9,
 1985 P-170)  Paperback / Published 1986 

Paperback: 68 pages
Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers Inc (February 1986)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0898837294
ISBN-13: 978-0898837292

EA-6B Prowler Walk Around

Michaels. In the 1960s, Grumman converted an A-6A Intruder into an EA-6B Prowler with Electronic Warfare capabilities to counter advanced radar-guided anti-aircraft weapons systems, including SAMs. The project was a success, and the EA-6B has served from Vietnam to today, as you'll see in this detailed look that includes thorough extensive interior and exterior photos. 80 pgs., including 40 pgs. of color, color and B&W photos, 12 color profiles, 11"x 8˝", sfbd.

Strike From the Sea

U.S. Navy Attack Aircraft from Skyraider to Super Hornet 1948-Present
Thomason. This lavishly illustrated book examines the development and history of American carrier-based air-to-ground attack aircraft, which first came into operation during the Korean War. You'll view legendary aircraft such as the A-4D Skyhawk, A3J Vigilante and A-6 Intruder as well as their armament and the carriers themselves. 264 pages, 259 color and B&W photographs and 40 illustrations, 10"x 10", hardcover.
When Hell was in Session about the A6
When Hell Was in Session 
by Jeremiah A. Denton, Ed Brandt 

This is the story of Admiral Jeremiah Denton's 7 and a half years of brutal imprisonment in North Vietnam. His book is a way for readers  to discover his heroic acts and selfless attitude while held prisoner, and the inspiration he was to his fellow prisoners. His story is  unforgettable, and told in a way that will have you holding on to this from start to finish.

On July 18, 1965, Admiral Jeremiah Denton of the U.S. Navy was shot down during a combat mission over North Vietnam. A prisoner of war for seven and a half years, Denton provided the first direct evidence of torture by the North Vietnamese. This special 25th anniversary edition of Denton's experience is sure to inspire a whole new generation of readers.

About the Author
On July 18, 1965, Jeremiah Denton was shot down near Thanh Hoa. He spent almost eight years in North Vietnamese POW camps. During a 1966 television interview arranged by the North Vietnamese, Denton blinked in Morse Code, spelling out "T-O-R-T-U-R-E" with his eyes: the first confirmation Americans in Vietnam faced torture.Denton won election to the U.S. Senate in 1980.

Paperback: 248 pages
Publisher: Morley Inst (September 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0966059727
ISBN-13: 978-0966059724
Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.1 x 0.5 inches

A-6 Intruder: Carrier-Borne Bomber

A-6 Intruder : 

Carrier-Borne Bomber 
Robert F. Dorr 

A-6 Intruder: Carrier-Borne Bomber [Paperback]

An album of the A-6 Intruder and its prowler variants. The aircraft, perhaps most notably deployed in the Vietnam conflict, changed the character of carrier-borne aviation by offering its commanders bombing capability where before only strike and fighter aircraft could be used.

Paperback: 56 pages
Publisher: Arms & Armour (October 1991)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1854090038
ISBN-13: 978-1854090034
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches

Robert F. Dorr, 71, is an author (1955- ); an Air Force veteran (1957-60); and a retired senior Foreign Service officer (a diplomat; 1964-89). He has three books currently in print. The newest is "MISSION TO BERLIN,":about the Americans who fought in one of the largest aerial battles of World War II.
He is the author of 70 books and thousands of magazine articles about the Air Force, aviation and military affairs. He writes a weekly opinion column for Air Force Times, monthly columns for Combat Aircraft, Air International and Aerospace America magazines, and a quarterly column for Air Power History, which he helped create. His first paid magazine article was in the November 1955 Air Force magazine when he was fifteen. He wrote 1,700 history columns for all four Military Times newspapers from 2000 to 2009.
Bob Dorr's other books in print are "HELL HAWKS,"" co-authored with Thomas D. Jones, a history of a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter group in World War II and "AIR FORCE ONE," a history of presidential aircraft.
He is a private pilot and parachutist and has flown aboard most current Air Force aircraft. Bob Dorr lives in Oakton, Virginia with his wife Young Soon, a career government worker, and their Labrador retriever, Autumn. They have two grown sons with families.

EA-6B Prowler

In Detail & Scale Vol. 46
Bert Kinzey. 

A detailed and close-up look at the EA-6B electronic warfare aircraft,  covering its full 30-year history of ongoing development and use. Jam-packed with  photographs, you'll get up-close exterior and interior views through 165 B&W photos,  35 color photos, cockpit drawings, 3-views and more. Also includes a section  reviewing model kits. 74 pgs., 8½"x 11", sfbd.

A-6_Intruder_BooksA-6 Intruder in detail & scale: Bomber and Tanker Versions - D&S Vol. 24"

A-6 Intruder in Detail and Scale

Bomber and Tanker Versions 
Bert Kinzey, Ray Leader 

Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications (February 1987)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0830680349
ISBN-13: 978-0830680344
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.2 x 0.3 inches

A-6_Intruder_Combat_AircraftColors & Markings of the A-6 Intruder, Part 1: US Navy Bomber & Tanker Versions - C&M Vol. 5"

Colors and Markings of the A-6 Intruder 
(Colors and Markings, Vol 5 : Part 1)
Bert Kinzey, Ray Leader 

Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications; 1st edition (June 1987)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0830685294
ISBN-13: 978-0830685295
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.2 x 0.2 inches

Grumman_A-6_IntruderGrumman A-6 Intruder (Osprey Air Combat)"

Grumman A-6 Intruder 
(Osprey Air Combat) 
Robert Dorr 

Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co; First edition (November 1987)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0850458161
ISBN-13: 978-0850458169
Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.6 x 0.6 inches

A-6_Intruder_ProwlerGrumman A-6 Intruder Prowler (Modern Combat Aircraft, No 26)"

Grumman A-6 Intruder Prowler 
(Modern Combat Aircraft, No 26) 
Anthony M. Thornborough, Peter E. Davies 

Hardcover: 112 pages
Publisher: Allan (Ian) Ltd; First Edition edition (July 1987)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0711016801
ISBN-13: 978-0711016804

Flight Of The Intruder
Flight of the Intruder
 Stephen Coonts, Paul McCarthy (Editor) / Mass Market Paperback / Published 1991 

Book Description 
Stephen Coonts flew A-6's in Vietnam. He has the credentials to write this story, which helps explain its long stay on the best seller list. 

A-6's were called Intruders. Their pilots tackled assignments of dazzling complexity and flew them with daring and dispatch. But they  paid a ...in lost lives, disillusion, incredible tension. 

They had one reward -- exhilaration -- worth the whole candle. You share the airmen's special brand of comradely, the one stabilizing  force in an otherwise precarious life, that only an insider knows. 

About the Author 
Frank Converse starred in the TV series Movin' On and NYPD. He appears frequently on television, and has played leading roles in  numerous stage productions and in such feature films as Hurry Sundown and Solarbabies. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition. 

Mass Market Paperback: 437 pages
Publisher: Pocket (February 15, 1990)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0671709607
ISBN-13: 978-0671709600

Flight of the Intruder 
Stephen Coonts / Hardcover / Published 1986 

Flight of the Intruder

Stephen Coonts / Audio Cassette  / Published 1990 

Flight of the Intruder 

Stephen Coonts / Video / Published 1991
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Modern_Military_Aircraft_IntruderA-6 Intruder - Modern Military Aircraft series (5007)"

Intruder (Modern Military Aircraft, No 7) 

Lou Drendel / Paperback / Published 1991 

Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications; 1st edition (December 1991)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0897472632
ISBN-13: 978-0897472630
Product Dimensions: 10.7 x 8.2 x 0.2 inches

The Grumman A-6 Intruder has been in service for nearly 40 years. The  secret of the Intruder's longevity is that its has managed to incorporate the generational development of attack avionics. The A-6 can deliver everything from WWII "dumb" bombs to 21st Century "launch and leave" missiles. Here, in 64 pages, is the Intruder's amazing story. 130 photos, 2 giant-sized 3-view gatefolds, color  profiles and original paintings. 8½"x 11", sfbd.


The Story of Grumman and Its Aircraft Terry Treadwell. Here is a comprehensive history of the Grumman Corporation and its many aircraft that have been in every  major conflict from WWII through Korea and Vietnam to the Gulf and Bosnia. Their  factory in New York, known as the Ironworks, produced some of the best  carrier-borne aircraft ever made including the TBM Avenger, the Hellcat, the Wildcat, the F-14 Tomcat and the A-6 Intruder. 254 pgs., 120 photos, 7"x 10", hdbd.

Strike From the Sea
U.S. Navy Attack Aircraft from Skyraider to Super Hornet 1948-Present
Thomason. This lavishly illustrated book examines the development and history of American carrier-based air-to-ground attack aircraft, which first came into operation during the Korean War. You'll view legendary aircraft such as the A-4D Skyhawk, A3J Vigilante and A-6 Intruder as well as their armament and the carriers themselves. 264 pages, 259 color and B&W photographs and 40 illustrations, 10"x 10", hardcover.
A-6 Intruder in Action
Michaels. Developed as an all-weather carrier-based low level attack bomber, the  Grumman A-6 has seen combat from Vietnam through Desert Storm. Here is its story, beginning with development in 1957. Over 100 photos, 3-views, 10 color profiles and more. 49 pgs., 11"x 8¼", sfbd.

Walk Around A-6 Intruder 
(Walk Around, No 2) 
Lou Drendel / Paperback / Published 1994 

Drendel. After 40 years, the career of the Intruder is about to come to an end. That  is ironic since, with its upgraded avionics and weapons, it is better than it has ever  been. This photo essay covers the aircraft and its systems, and gives you a close-up  look both inside and out! 80 pgs., over 200 color and B&W photos, 3-views and line art. 11"x 8¼", sfbd.



Manufacturer Grumman
Length 59'10"
Height 16'3"
Span 53'0"
Area 529 sq. ft.
Empty Weight 32160 lbs
Max Weight 65000
Engines 2
Powerplant Pratt & Whitney J52-P-8A
Thrust 9300 lbs each
Range  1628 NMiles
Cruise Speed 482 kts
Max Speed 658 kts


Manufacturer Grumman
Length 54'9"
Height 16'2"
Span 53'0"
Area 529 sq. ft.
Empty Weight 26743 lbs.
Max. Weight 60400 lbs.
Engines 2
Powerplant Pratt & Whitney J52-P-8A
Thrust each 9300
Range 1010 N Miles
Cruise Speed 470 Kts
Max. Speed 644

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