Tag: Mil Mi-24 Hind

F-15E Driver explains how he shot down an Iraqi Mi-24 attack helicopter with a 2000lb laser-guided bomb 
"I said, 'There's no chance the bomb will get him now,' even though Dan was working hard to keep the laser spot on him. I got a good lock with my missile and was about to pickle off a Sidewinder when the bomb flew into my field of view on the targeting IR screen. There was a big flash,...
The attack helicopter is intended to be used to interrupt Marines calling in close air support and conducting artillery and air defense missions The U.S. Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command is seeking for a Mi-17 or Mi-24 attack helicopter to provide realistic training for the Marines. Fitted with tracking pods compatible with the training range in Yuma, Arizona, the...
Rebels destroy at least seven Russian warplanes in Syria
At least four Su-24 bombers, two Su-35S fighters and an An-72 transport plane, as well as an ammunition depot, were destroyed by the shelling Russian daily Kommersant reported on Jan. 3, 2018 that at least seven Russian warplanes were destroyed by rebel shelling at the Hmeymim air base in Syria on Dec. 31, 2017. The news has been confirmed by Reuters...
F-15E driver pro-syrian regime drone killer
The F-15E shot down the drone after the Iranian-made UAV dropped a munition near Syrian fighters who were accompanied at the time by advisers from the American-led coalition As reported by The New York Times a U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bomber shot down a “pro-Syria regime” drone on Jun. 8, 2017 after the unmanned aerial vehicle...