Grumman RF-9J Cougar

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Grumman RF-9J Cougar (1953-1965)
Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona, USA
February 21, 2008

This model is a photo reconnaissance aircraft. The original designation of this aircraft, F89F-8P, was changed to RF-9J in 1962.  The probe in the nose of the aircraft is for inflight refueling. The dark rectangular features on the nose are camera ports. 

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