Tag: F-15A

Former IIAF Tomcat pilots tell the True Story of why Iran picked the F-14 over the F-15
‘The AWG-9 enabled us to engage at ranges that F-15 pilots could only dream of. We could even use AIM-7s and AIM-9s at longer ranges than the Eagle,’ Maj Ali former IIAF F-14 Tomcat pilot Iran's inability to prevent overflights by Soviet MiG-25Rs is said by many Western observers to have been...
The F-15 satellite killer and the ASM-135A ASAT missile
On Jan. 21, 1984, the first launch of an anti-satellite missile from an F-15 took place over the Pacific Ocean. The ASAT missile was launched at a specified point in space; no actual target was involved The F-15 is a twin-engine, high-performance, all-weather air superiority fighter. First flown in 1972, the Eagle entered U.S. Air Force (USAF) service in 1974....