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The F-101B Voodoo was originally developed as an interceptor and escort fighter for bombers, but with high altitude bombers, like the B52, escorts were not needed. The role of the aircraft shifted to that of interceptor and fighter-bomber. CF-101B Voodoo

The F-101B was armed with two MB-1 Genie nuclear-tipped air-to-air missiles. The United Sates Air Force version had four Falcon air-to-air missiles. The Voodoo could also be armed with six Falcon missiles.

Some of the other configurations of the plane’s armaments included the use of two AIR-2A rockets and two AIM-4 guided missiles.


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