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The Ilyushin IL-2 Sturmovik was a Soviet Union attack aircraft in WWII. Designed as an armored low-level close-support aircraft capable of defeating enemy armor and other ground targets. First flew on 12 October 1940 as prototype TsKB-57, The aircraft entered production in March 1941, and come into service in May. A total of 36,163 were built. The Sturmovik played a crucial role on the Eastern Front, famous nicknames as the "Black Death" .