F-4G Phantom II

Wild Weasel EWO explains why the F-4G had a small chance to survive a DACT engagement with the F-15 Eagle but no chance with the F-16 Viper

Wild Weasel EWO explains why the F-4G had a small chance to survive a DACT engagement with the F-15 Eagle but no chance with the F-16 Viper

‘The small chance we had against an F-15 Eagle was gone against the F-16 Viper. Not even putting down the… Read More

9 months ago

During Operation Desert Storm an F-4G Wild Weasel dodged 6 SAMs in few seconds. Here’s how.

‘I immediately selected AB, rolled the aircraft inverted, and pulled. All this while keeping the SA-2s on the beam. I… Read More

1 year ago

F-4G pilot explains how he was able to escort a B-52 Raid during Operation Desert Storm after his flight of Wild Weasels was left without the Support of Tanker Aircraft

As the F-4G crew prepared to take off in ‘Michelob 61’ (F-4G 69 0270, which ended Desert Storm credited with… Read More

1 year ago

Former Electronic Warfare Officer explains why the F-4G was the best Wild Weasel aircraft USAF Has ever Had

“In all ways the F-16 Weasels were technically very inferior to the F-4G, although the F-16 as a fighter outperforms… Read More

4 years ago

The Incredible Story of the KC-135 Flight that Flew Close to Iraq to Refuel F-4G Wild Weasels the First Night of Operation Desert Storm

‘It took courage to continue well past our refueling end point and fly closer to Iraq with CHOCTAW calling bandits… Read More

4 years ago

THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE F-4G WILD WEASEL THAT DODGED 6 SAMs IN FEW SECONDS DURING OPERATION DESERT STORM

"I looked in the direction of the launch indication on the scope and saw a sight I'd never hoped to… Read More

6 years ago

EXCLUSIVE: FORMER BUFF GUNNER REVEALS INTERESTING DETAILS ABOUT B-52 “IN HARM’s WAY” INCIDENT

"The Weasel WSO launched the HARM "in the blind" hoping a threat would come up and it would take it… Read More

6 years ago

THIS FRIENDLY FIRE INCIDENT CAUSED THE DEACTIVATION OF BUFF TAIL GUN

A friendly fire incident occurred during ODS when a BUFF tail gunner thought an Iraqi plane was closing in. The… Read More

6 years ago

FIRST IN, LAST OUT: THE STORY AND EVOLUTION OF THE SEAD MISSION

Modern battlefields are characterized by numerous integrated air defense systems and the Wild Weasels provide access to these contested environments… Read More

7 years ago