Tag: AM.39 Exocet
Cold War Era
The USS Stark Incident: That time a Modified Iraqi Falcon 50 Business Jet almost Sank a US Navy FrigateDario Leone -
During its rebuild in France the Falcon 50 received the typical pointed nose of the Mirage F.1 containing the Cyrano radar — and one launcher for AM.39 Exocet missiles under each wing. All through 1985 and early 1986, director of the Iraqi Air Force (IrAF) Intelligence Department, Brigadier-General Mudher al-Farhan, was collecting intelligence...