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The USMC's AV-8A (and the -As upgraded to AV-8C) were made by Hawker Siddeley (which became part of BAe), as were the Harrier GR.1/3s and all Sea Harriers.Dave AAA wrote: USAF Canberras were made in America by Martin and were a bit different from British made ones.
The Marines still operate Harriers. I do believe the first ones were British made and later ones US made with some British components.
This happened again years later with the F-117. Some brass at the U.S.A.F. couldn't handle a pink fighter.Larrikin22 wrote: Pink was a recommended camouflage colour after testing. As was the light blue they also used. There was plenty of resistance to it because bright pink (and it was bright pink) was quite counter intuitive. Similar to the bright bare metal finish the US used.