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Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation
Assistant CIC Officer recalls when after a North Korean MiG-21 shot down a US Navy EC-121, carriers were alerted to support a USAF nuclear strike on Pyongyang
The true story behind the legend of Tony Scott personally paying to turn USS Enterprise and shoot F-14 Tomcats back-lit by the sun in Top Gun movie
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The true story behind the legend of Tony Scott personally paying to turn USS Enterprise and shoot F-14 Tomcats back-lit by the sun in Top Gun movie
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The story of an F-14 Tomcat CAP mission off the Vietnamese coast flown in preparation for Saigon, South Vietnam evacuation
Aviation History / Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
The story of an F-14 Tomcat CAP mission off the Vietnamese coast flown in preparation for Saigon, South Vietnam evacuation
USS Wainwright CO explains why Phalanx CIWS failed to shoot down the Harpoon missile fired by Iranians at his ship during Operation Praying Mantis
Naval Warfare / Weapons
USS Wainwright CO explains why Phalanx CIWS failed to shoot down the Harpoon missile fired by Iranians at his ship during Operation Praying Mantis
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The impossible arrested landing: the F-14 pilot who was able to land his Tomcat aboard USS Enterprise through a thunderstorm
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The impossible arrested landing: the F-14 pilot who was able to land his Tomcat aboard USS Enterprise through a thunderstorm
US Navy selects Commercial Dismantlement plan to dismantle and dispose USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
US Navy selects Commercial Dismantlement plan to dismantle and dispose USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
The story of the A-12CB, the Oxcart Carrier Based Mach 3 Spy Plane that never was
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The story of the A-12CB, the Oxcart Carrier Based Mach 3 Spy Plane that never was
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US Navy Naval Flight Officer explains why despite their robustness (and cost) aircraft carriers can’t be kept in service longer than their programmed life
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
Naval Flight Officer explains why despite their robustness (and cost) aircraft carriers can’t be kept in service longer than their programmed life
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Tactical Action Officer on a US Navy aircraft carrier tells how long does it take to a Nimitz Class aircraft carrier to go to flank speed
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
Tactical Action Officer on a US Navy aircraft carrier tells how long does it take to a Nimitz Class aircraft carrier to go to flank speed
Getting Grumman and the Tomcat through Difficult Times: the story of Bob Belter, the man who bought the first 70 F-14 Fighter Jets for the US Navy
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Getting Grumman and the Tomcat through Difficult Times: the story of Bob Belter, the man who bought the first 70 F-14 Fighter Jets for the US Navy
Sponsored by: Tomcat RIO
US Navy May Dismantle USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the service’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, at Commercial Yard
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
US Navy May Dismantle USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the service’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, at Commercial Yard
US Navy Aircraft Carriers are so fast they can outrun virtually every surface ship and submarine in most sea states
Aircraft Carriers / Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy Aircraft Carriers are so fast they can outrun virtually every surface ship and submarine in most sea states
How two SBD Dauntless aircraft from USS Enterprise sank submarine I-70, the first major Japanese combatant ship sunk during World War II
Aviation History / Military Aviation
How two SBD Dauntless aircraft from USS Enterprise sank submarine I-70, the first major Japanese combatant ship sunk during World War II
Tomcat finale: the last ever carrier ops of the original F-14A model and why the Fighting Checkmates are the US Navy’s last and only fighter squadron
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Tomcat finale: the last ever carrier ops of the original F-14A model and why the Fighting Checkmates are the US Navy’s last and only fighter squadron
Say It With Sailors! The Tradition of the Aircraft Carrier Deck Spell-Out
Aircraft Carriers / U.S. Navy
Say It With Sailors! The Tradition of the Aircraft Carrier Deck Spell-Out
Check out this video of GBU deliveries on Afghanistan, courtesy of Tophatters F-14 Tomcats
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation
Check out this video of GBU deliveries on Afghanistan, courtesy of Tophatters F-14 Tomcats
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