Tag: semi-active radar homing missile
MiG KILLER AND SCHOLAR AT THE SAME TIME: HOW A COLLEGE STUDENT SCORED THE FIRST EVER GUN KILL FOR AN ISRAELI F-4 PHANTOM IIDario Leone -
Three or four times a week Aviem Sella returned from missions over Egypt flying at low altitude over Haifa to inform his lecturers that he would have soon attended their lessons The incredible story of the first gun kill scored by an Israeli Phantom. Acquired by Israel in 1969 the McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II quickly became the backbone of the Israeli...
Cold War Era
THRILLING COLD WAR ERA VIDEO FEATURES U.S. AIR FORCE F-4 PHANTOM INTERCEPTORS PERFORMING ZULU ALERT SCRAMBLEDario Leone -
During Zulu Alert Scrambles the F-4 Phantoms had to be airborne within 5 minutes of horn going off Taken in a West Germany air base in the 1970s the gorgeous video in this post shows a typical Cold War Era scramble performed by a couple of U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-4E Phantoms on "Zulu Alert." Noteworthy Zulu Alert is the air-sovereignty mission...