AIM-120 AMRAAM

The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight

The story of when USAF F-16 fighter jets shot down Five (not four) Federal Republic of Yugoslavia J-21 Jastrebs during Operation Deny Flight

Soko J-21 Jastrebs and Soko J-22 Oraos take off to attack Armija Bosnia and Herzegovina facilities At 06:00 on Feb.… Read More

2 months ago

Here’s how this Viper pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM

Operation Southern Watch On Aug.26, 1992, US President George H. W. Bush announced a no-fly zone over southern Iraq in… Read More

6 months ago

The day a Russian Air Force Su-24 attack aircraft was shot down by a Turkish F-16C fighter jet

Russian military capabilities and intentions – in Syria and beyond In 2015, the government of the Russian Federation embarked its… Read More

7 months ago

Aviano F-16 that shot down three Serbian J-21 Jastreb fighters in 1994 Flying Missions to Deter Iran

Aviano F-16 Flying Missions to Deter Iran Taken on Jul. 18, 2023 the photos in this post show a US… Read More

11 months ago

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why even though the MiG-31 can detect the F-22 at 18 km the Foxhound pilot has just a few seconds to say a few prayers before he dies

‘The MiG-31 Foxhound pilot is defeated, lost in the race to survival before he realized the race had already begun,’… Read More

12 months ago

US Navy EA-18G pilot explains why the Growler is a very capable offensive counter air and defensive counter air Asset

‘For all intents and purposes, the Growler weapons are there to help penetrate enemy air defenses and that sounds pretty… Read More

1 year ago

Taiwan to get 100 AGM-88B HARM missiles and 200 AIM-120C-8 missiles for its F-16 fleet

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has not specified whether the weapons are intended for Taiwan’s RoCAF existing F-16A/B fleet or… Read More

1 year ago

NORAD revealed that Failed to detect Previous Chinese Spy Balloons flying over US highlighting a Gap in America’s air defenses

Since NORAD revealed that failed to notice previous incidents (rather than not publicizing them) shows a gap in America’s air… Read More

1 year ago

F-15EX fires missiles from new weapon stations 1 and 9 for first time and validates the Eagle II’s 12 air-to-air missiles capacity

Once initial testing is complete, operational units receiving the new F-15EX will be able to carry and employ a full… Read More

1 year ago

30 Years Ago Today, this Fighter Pilot scored both the First US F-16 Kill and the First Kill for the AIM-120 AMRAAM

“I saw three separate detonations, the nose and left wing broke instantly, and the tail section continued into the main… Read More

1 year ago

Austria considers F-35 for future Eurofighter replacement, looks to buy Litening-5 targeting pods and AIM-120C AMRAAMs for its Typhoon fleet

The Austrian Air Force is considering the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II as a potential replacement for its fleet of… Read More

2 years ago

“The F-15EX Eagle II can shoot farther than any other fighter in the USAF arsenal,” Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center says

“One of the main takeaways from these live fire shots is the F-15EX Eagle II can clearly function as a… Read More

2 years ago

F-15E Strike Eagle completes first-ever guided launch of AIM-120D3

A 53rd Wing F-15E Strike Eagle executed the first-ever guided launch of the AIM-120D3 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. A… Read More

2 years ago

First American F-16 MiG killer gets Desert Camouflage paint scheme similar to that of the Desert Camouflage Uniform worn during the first Gulf War

This ‘What if’ design pulls cues from the Desert Camouflage Uniform worn during the first Gulf War, and a similar… Read More

2 years ago

F-15EX Eagle II fires an AIM-120D AMRAAM Air-to-Air Missile for the First Time

Flying over the Gulf of Mexico, the US Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-15EX Eagle II, successfully fired an AIM-120D… Read More

2 years ago

THIS PILOT SCORED BOTH THE FIRST U.S. F-16 KILL AND THE FIRST KILL FOR THE AIM-120 AMRAAM

"Someone was going to die within the next two minutes, and it wasn't going to be me or my wingman,"… Read More

2 years ago