SEAD mission

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

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

AGM-88G AARGM-ER successfully engages moving maritime target on 4th flight test

The US Navy launched the AGM-88G AARGM-ER from an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft successfully engaging an operationally-representative, moving maritime target.… Read More

1 year ago

“WHO’S RAM 01?!”: THE F-16 SEAD MISSION THAT COVERED A “MYSTERIOUS” AIR ASSET IN THE SKIES OVER IRAQ DURING THE FIRST NIGHT OF OIF

"I came out of the AOR, contacted the appropriate agency, and said, 'Copy. You're going to support 'Ram 01'.' That's… Read More

6 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

U.S. NAVY EA-18G GROWLERs INTEGRATE WITH USAF F-16s AND BRING SEAD MISSION TO THE NEXT LEVEL

"The EA-18G Growler flies an electronic attack mission using a suite of jamming pods to confuse enemy radars, greatly aiding… 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