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The Vietnam War's F-100 Supersabre Jet Fighter Bomber was the successor to the Korean War's F-86 Sabre Jet. Both were built by the North American Aircraft Manufacturing Company. Approximately 242 F-100's were lost in the Vietnam War, and about 275 F-86's were lost in Korea. In Vietnam, the F-100 was gradually phased out, as were most of the other Jets, by the F-4 Phantom II. Although, there is some contradiction concerning various sources, a USAF F-100 may have shot down the first North Vietnamese Air Force MIG Jet Fighter in 1965, using cannon fire (guns) during air to air combat (dog-fighting).

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