1,000 built between 1956-1973. Saw combat in Vietnam, and with Turkish air force. Retired from USAF service 1979, although hundreds of F-102s were converted for use as target drones for F-4, F-106, F-15 and Patriot missile testing.
(last Delta Dagger PQM-102 drone was shot down in 1986)
F-102 fighters at Tan Son Nhut,Vietnam,1969