SEAD mission

US Navy Operations Specialist tells why an F-16 armed for the SEAD mission would win against an S-400 SAM most of the time

US Navy Operations Specialist tells why an F-16 armed for the SEAD mission would win against an S-400 SAM most of the time

The SA-21 Growler The S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name SA-21 Growler) is a mobile, surface-to-air missile system (SAM) designed by… Read More

6 days ago

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why F-16s will provide Ukrainian Air Force with tactical options it has never had since the war against Russia began

Ukrainian Air Force F-16s Kyiv expects to receive its first F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets from its Western allies in… Read More

2 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

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

2 years 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

7 years ago

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

The roots of the SEAD mission In World War II (WWII), air power proved to be a significant and growing… Read More

8 years ago