Tag: AIM-120 AMRAAM

Pilot error to blame for accidental firing of AIM-120 over Estonia

The pilot fired the AIM-120 while flying over Pangodi, some 40 kilometers north of Tartu, south Estonia, during training on Aug. 7 An investigation by...

Spanish Eurofighter aircraft suspended from NATO Baltic Air Policing duties in...

While investigations are still underway, military sources said that human error is the most likely cause as no software errors have been detected Spanish Air...

Spanish Air Force Eurofighter accidentally fired AIM-120 AMRAAM over Estonia

Even if the AIM-120 has a built-in self-destruction mode, it is possible that it did not exploded and debris of the 3.7 meters long...

“F-35 could detect, track and possibly shoot down ballistic missiles by...

Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves hinted that the F-35 could take down a ballistic missile by having a new “fast missile that’s hung on the...

VIDEO SHOWS USAF F-15C FIGHTERS INTERCEPTING RUSSIAN NAVY SUKHOI Su-30s

The intercept, which took place on Nov. 23, 2017, was initiated because the Russian aircraft did not broadcast the appropriate codes required by air...

THIS PILOT SCORED BOTH THE FIRST U.S. F-16 KILL AND THE...

"Someone was going to die within the next two minutes, and it wasn't going to be me or my wingman," Gary North, first USAF...

F-15 Vs Su-35: A BRIEF COMPARISON BETWEEN THE MIGHTY EAGLE AND...

The Su-35 matches or even exceeds the capabilities of the latest upgrades for the F-15 As we have already explained for more than 40 years...

F-14 TOMCAT Vs F-15 EAGLE: THE AIRCREWS’ PERSPECTIVE

Even if until today a real F-14 Tomcat Vs F-15 Eagle engagement with live weapons fired has never taken place, since the prototypes made...

A QUICK LOOK AT WHY THE F-15C EAGLE IS THE PERFECT...

What makes the F-15C Eagle uniquely suited for the Baltic Air Policing mission is its capability to detect, acquire, track and intercept opposing aircraft...

F-35 BLOCK 3F SOFTWARE JUST ONE STEP AWAY FROM IOC

There is a single WDA event remaining for F-35 Block 3F, which marks the completion for all three variants and will pave the way...

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