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US Approves sale of 100 AIM-9X, 60 AGM-84 missiles to Taiwan. Upgrade of the AN/FPS-115 PAVE PAWS radar cleared too.
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US Approves sale of 100 AIM-9X, 60 AGM-84 missiles to Taiwan. Upgrade of the AN/FPS-115 PAVE PAWS radar cleared too.
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
F-14’s first air-to-air kill was a gun kill. But it wasn’t scored by a US Navy Tomcat.
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US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 RIO tells the story of when his Phantom II was mistakenly shot down by another US Navy F-4 (flown by a USAF exchange pilot)
No Internal Gun and Smoking Engines: former Topgun pilots explain why US Navy F-4s initially struggled to compete with North Vietnamese MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
No Internal Gun and Smoking Engines: former Topgun pilots explain why US Navy F-4s initially struggled to compete with North Vietnamese MiG-17 and MiG-21 fighters
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
Maintenance Personnel tell the story behind the photo that shows a USAF F-15 badly damaged after being Hit by an AIM-9 fired by another USAF F-15
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Maintenance Personnel tell the story behind the photo that shows a USAF F-15 badly damaged after being Hit by an AIM-9 fired by another USAF F-15
The story of the Black Orions, the P-3 Aircraft operated by CIA for Black Flights over China and North Vietnam (one is believed to have Shot Down a MiG with a Sidewinder Missile)
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
The story of the Black Orions, the P-3 Aircraft operated by CIA for Black Flights over China and North Vietnam (one is believed to have Shot Down a MiG by means of a Sidewinder Missile)
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Here’s why a terrain-masked attack helicopter is safe against missiles but not against tube artillery
Helicopters / Military Aviation
Here’s why a terrain-masked attack helicopter is safe against missiles but not against tube artillery
The unknown story of the first official American aerial victory of the Vietnam War
Aviation History / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
THE UNKNOWN STORY OF THE FIRST OFFICIAL AMERICAN AERIAL VICTORY OF THE VIETNAM WAR
The Story of the Last Aviator to fly All the Grumman Cats
Aviation History / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The Story of the Last Aviator to fly All the Grumman Cats
Interesting video shows F-22A Raptor firing an AIM-9 Sidewinder while inverted
Military Aviation / Weapons
Interesting video shows F-22A Raptor firing an AIM-9 Sidewinder while inverted
How an AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate and Got Embedded in a MiG-17 was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Weapons
Jack in the Box! How an AIM-9 Sidewinder that failed to explode after embedding itself inside a Chinese MiG-17 was reverse-engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
How an AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate and Got Embedded in a MiG-17 was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
Cold War Era / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
How an AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate and Got Embedded in a MiG-17 was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
That Time a USAF F-15 Hit another USAF F-15 with an AIM-9 in the Skies Over Alaska
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That Time a USAF F-15 Hit another USAF F-15 with an AIM-9 in the Skies Over Alaska
The Myth of Soviet Arms and Tactics in the Middle East, Part Six: Why Soviet Air-To-Air Weapons Supplied to Arab Air Forces were Useless Junk
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
The Myth of Soviet Arms and Tactics in the Middle East, Part Six: Why Soviet Air-To-Air Weapons Supplied to Arab Air Forces were Useless Junk
A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time
Cold War Era / Military Aviation
A quick look at why the F-104 Starfighter was the Best Interceptor of its Time
The Incredible Story of the Iranian F-14 Pilot that Safely RTB after having flown through the Fireball of the Iraqi MiG-21 He Had just Shot Down
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / MiG Killers / Military Aviation
The Incredible Story of the Iranian F-14 Pilot that Safely RTB after having flown through the Fireball of the Iraqi MiG-21 He Had just Shot Down
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