air-to-air missile

Japan is trying to get rid of 200 Pratt & Whitney F100 turbofan engines belonging to its non-updated F-15J Eagle Fighter jets

Japan is trying to get rid of 200 Pratt & Whitney F100 turbofan engines belonging to its non-updated F-15J Eagle Fighter jets

Half of the 200 F-15J Eagle fighter jets currently in service with the JASDF will be retired because they have… Read More

11 months 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

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

Here’s why a terrain-masked attack helicopter is safe against missiles but not against tube artillery

There are many scenarios in which tube artillery can engage attack helicopters. Sometimes called helicopter gunships because of their heavy… Read More

3 years ago

Former Naval Aviator explains why a fighter pilot prefers a longer-range (effective) missile over a faster and better maneuvering aircraft and over an outstanding radar

‘Long ago in flight school, I remember an instructor told us that we were not flying aircraft or fighters. No… Read More

3 years ago

Raytheon Unveils the Development of Peregrine Advanced Air-to-Air Missile

The new, smaller Peregrine missile is faster and more maneuverable than legacy medium-range, air-to-air missiles, and doubles the weapons loadout… Read More

5 years ago

Taiwan refutes that AIM-120 parts found by India were from the island

India says it has conclusive evidence that Pakistan Air Force F-16s were involved in the aerial engagements on the LoC… Read More

5 years ago

That time a RAF Phantom was nearly shot down by its own Skyflash air-to-air missile

"May I ask, sir, how far behind the Phantoms?" interjected John. "Oh...not too far," the commanding officer said hesitatingly. "At… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

Royal Thai Air Force to arm F-5s with IRIS-T

The new procurement plans to integrate the missile onto the F-5, making IRIS-T a standard armament of the Royal Thai… Read More

6 years ago

ANYTIME BABY…! COOL VIDEO FEATURES THE LEGENDARY F-14 TOMCAT IN ACTION ON THE FLIGHT DECK

To perform the fleet air defense role, the F-14 Tomcat was fitted with a powerful weapons system known as the… Read More

7 years ago

FIRST EVER FOOTAGE OF AN IRIAF F-14A FIRING A FAKOUR-90 AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE

The Fakour-90 is an Iranian air-to-air missile based on the Hughes AIM-54 Phoenix The following interesting video is the first… Read More

7 years ago

“THE MiG-31 FOXHOUND INTERCEPTOR CAN SHOOT DOWN SATELLITES” ZVEZDA TV SAYS

In the early 1980s, the Soviet Union had developed two MiG-31D Foxhounds as a launch platform for a potential anti-satellite… Read More

7 years ago