Nightwings are light radar-transparent assault parafoils. They contain some flight circuitry and weapon systems. They were used by the western forces during the War.

Screaming Fist operation employed Nightwings in the assault against the Kirensk nexus. Those that were stripped from their weapon system in order to be equipped with a console operator, a prototype cyberspace deck, and a Mole IX virus program. However the Nightwings suffered systems crash from Russian EMP defenses.

Automatic Jack hang-glided over a Kiev wheatfield at nighttime, under a Nightwing with 50 kgs of radar jammed between his legs. Then he lost his arm by a Russian laser.

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"Nightwings" can be a reference to a science fiction novella by Robert Silverberg

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