Tag: VFA-195 Dambusters

Blue-On-Blue! The story of the U.S. Navy F/A-18 that was shot down by a U.S. Army PAC-3 Patriot missile battery during OIF
"The Patriot is by far the most lethal SAM system in the world, and there is no aeroplane in existence that is going to get away from it. The missile itself is also designed to bias its impact on the nose of the aircraft so as to kill the pilot. If a Patriot is fired at your aircraft, you...
An idea was formed to go back to basics and use the iconic eagle as part of VFA-195 helmets new look On the busy flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) where the crew and deck are littered with text, colors and symbols, standing out is a difficult challenge. A challenge the "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter...