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

Three green stars are plainly visible on the F-16, tail 2137. The F-16 is forward deployed to CENTCOM from Aviano… Read More

2 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

3 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

5 months 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

7 months 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

8 months 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

9 months 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

9 months 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

11 months 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

1 year 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


"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

Even though the AIM-120 was successfully tested on the F-14, the AMRAAM integration into fleet Tomcats was scrapped. Here’s why.

F-14A/B/D did not have the capability to carry and fire the AIM-120 because - even though missile tests were conducted… Read More

2 years ago

For the first time, an F-15C has shot down a QF-16 with an AIM-120 cued by Legion Pod IRST

The 85th TES conducted the first-ever live fire of an AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile from an F-15C Eagle using a… Read More

2 years ago

US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet completes Two Free Flight Test Shots of upgraded AIM-120D-3 AMRAAM

Combined with software upgrades, AIM-120D-3 AMRAAM will deliver advanced capabilities to improve missile effectiveness against advanced threats for Air Force,… Read More

2 years ago