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SkyHawk
SkyHawk
Production information

Model

Fighter

Class

SkyHawk

Technical information

Shielding

None

Armament

Usage

Role(s)

  • Atmospheric fighter
  • Interceptor
  • Close air support

Era(s)

Human-Covenant war

Affiliation

United Nations Space Command

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The Skyhawk Fighter is a UNSC strike fighter.[1]

BackgroundEdit

The SkyHawk Jumpjet is equipped with four 50mm cannons as well as Scorpion Anti-Tank missiles.[1] Several of these craft were based at Fairchild Field on Reach, and one was dispatched by Colonel James Ackerson to attack John-117 and Cortana during their test of the MJOLNIR Mark V armor and its new shield technology in 2552. Despite all expectations, the Spartan-II and Cortana managed to endure its cannons' strafing run and avoid its guided anti-tank missiles by simply deflecting it at the last moment, proving the Spartan-AI team far more successful than ever expected.[1]

These aircraft are capable of supersonic flight, and can execute quick turns at maximum speed.

TriviaEdit

  • It has only been referenced in the Halo: The Fall of Reach novel and Halo: The Fall of Reach (comic series), and does not appear in any other games or novels.
  • It shares its name with a real life fighter jet, named the A-4 Skyhawk, and may be its spiritual successor, since both have a similar role in their respective military.
  • Its name, like several other UNSC vehicle and craft, is that of an animal.
  • It's name suggest some kind of connection to the Sparrowhawk Attack VTOL aircraft.

GalleryEdit

79px-FoR - Invasion 2

List of appearancesEdit

SourcesEdit


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