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.
What does RA stand for?
RA stands for Reattack
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carriers and then fly on eastward to Japanese airfields in the Marianas, from which they would then reattack.
These one-pass "blow-throughs" were effective on a limited basis, but did not allow for reattack or multiple shots.
This training incorporates field interviews, attack, search and reattack, escort, and stand off.
This role in the ASSESS ph ase of the targeting process supports the staff in developing combat assessments and reattack recommendations for the commander.
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.