USS Saratoga

[Video] That time a US Navy F-14 Tomcat shot down a USAF RF-4C Phantom II during a war game

[Video] That time a US Navy F-14 Tomcat shot down a USAF RF-4C Phantom II during a war game

F-14 shooting down RF-4C On Sep. 22, 1987, a US Navy F-14 Tomcat shot down a US Air Force (USAF)… Read More

6 months ago

When U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats intercepted and forced landing an Egyptian Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijackers

The Tomcat crews watched as the excited Egyptian crew (and perhaps the terrorists) ran to either side of the airliner… Read More

3 years ago

A quick look at SA-43 Hammerhead the fictional USMC Spaceship that caused a freak out to Russian Intelligence

Full-sized mockups of the SA-43 Hammerhead were built. They were realistic enough that the Russian Intelligence got a satellite picture… Read More

4 years ago

Intruders over Libya: former A-6 crew members remember their participation in Operation El Dorado Canyon

“They shot at least two missiles at us. I'm screaming at the pilot to get back down and move the… Read More

4 years ago

Shocking Video Shows E-2C Hawkeye Cutting Off the Nose of an F-14 Tomcat (with Crew in It) while Sliding on USS Saratoga oily Flight Deck

The mishap was caught on the PLAT (Pilot Landing Aid Television System) camera. Amazingly there were no injuries. Taken during… Read More

4 years ago

The true story behind this VF-103 F-14’s TARPS IR photo showing Egypt Air Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro hijackers after landing at Sigonella

‘As the Boeing 737 landed, two lights out USAF C-141s landed behind him and turned their lights on as they… Read More

5 years ago

F-4 MiG Killer! The story of the only VF-31’s aerial victory of the Vietnam War

"It was like something out of the old days. We had a standard Mark One dogfight, as if it were… Read More

6 years ago