beyond-visual-range

IAF Fighter Pilots Explain why Israel Picked the F-15 Eagle over the F-14 Tomcat

IAF Fighter Pilots Explain why Israel Picked the F-15 Eagle over the F-14 Tomcat

From an Israeli point of view, the Tomcat could not match the three principal virtues of the Eagle — the… Read More

4 years ago

USAF releases RFP for Red Air support

The aircraft that will be used must be able to fly Mach 1.5, track "blue" aircraft BVR, employ captive air… Read More

6 years ago

When U.S. Navy fighters dogfighted with the MiG-29 Fulcrum: remembering Exercise Agile Archer 2002

"Nothing can simulate the Fulcrum like a real Fulcrum. It was incredible to look across the BFM circle, see a… Read More

6 years ago

A QUICK LOOK AT HOW YOU COULD FLY AND FIGHT IN THE F-20 TIGERSHARK, THE SUPER LIGHT-FIGHTER THAT NEVER WAS

Compared with the F-5E, the F-20 was much faster, gained beyond-visual-range (BVR) air-to-air capability, and had a full suite of… Read More

6 years ago

F-14 TOMCAT Vs F-15 EAGLE: THE AIRCREWS’ PERSPECTIVE

Even if until today a real F-14 Tomcat Vs F-15 Eagle engagement with live weapons fired has never taken place,… Read More

7 years ago

SHOCKING FOOTAGE SHOWS THE CRASH OF F-20 TIGERSHARK FIRST PROTOTYPE

The following investigation cleared the F-20 of mechanical or design issues since it concluded that Cornell had blacked out due… Read More

7 years ago

SKYNET IS ALREADY HERE: U.S. NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY UAV WINGMAN MAKES OWN DECISION DURING SIMULATED BVR ENGAGEMENT

Tactical Battle Manager is a software system that uses intelligent agents to guide UAVs that each serve as a ‘wingman’ in… Read More

7 years ago