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The main entrance to Naval Air Station North Island near San Diego was closed after a driver was found with bomb-making materials, a military spokesman said.
Faced with an air superiority gap compared to Air Force jets in the late 1940s and early 1950s, the Navy embarked on an ambitious aircraft development program that produced one of the world’s best all-around fighters.
By E.R. Johnson, Aviation History Magazine