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What does RA stand for?

RA stands for Reattack


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After a delay due to bad weather (aircraft had to engage oil targets visually to attain acceptable accuracy), 649 bombers from Eighth Air Force attacked five synthetic oil plants on 12 May 1944, followed by strikes against seven synthetic plants by 410 of the Eighth's bombers on 28 May, including reattacks on plants at Leuna, Zeitz, and Lutzkendorf.
Pilots were given complete freedom for armed reconnaissance and reattacks of previously struck targets throughout North Vietnam, except for small areas around Hanoi, Haiphong, and the Chinese border.
In addition, Ark Royal's radar combined with its larger complement of fighters would have provided the task group with the ability to loiter in the central Mediterranean and effectively protect itself while waiting for a decision to reattack.