Operation Anaconda

The epic story of the F-14 Tomcat pilot who disobeyed the order to return to the carrier to provide CAS support during the Battle of Roberts Ridge

The epic story of the F-14 Tomcat pilot who disobeyed the order to return to the carrier to provide CAS support during the Battle of Roberts Ridge

Ordered to return to the ship by the AWACS after dropping all of his bombs, Lt Sidbury told everybody -… Read More

2 years ago

“BRRRRTTTTTT + Wham, Wham:” A-10 Pilot Remembers when He Teamed up with AC-130 Gunships and Performed a Memorable Gun Run against Taliban during Operation Anaconda

‘Everything was gone. Between the gunship hitting the target with 40 mm cannon rounds and us putting 6000 lbs of… Read More

4 years ago

How the Battle of Robert’s Ridge turned the F-15E Strike Eagle into the perfect CAS platform

A Strike Eagle team, led by then Maj. Christopher M. Short, flew overhead during the early part of the Battle… Read More

5 years ago