War of Attrition

Ambush! How IAF F-4s and Mirage IIIs acting as Reconnaissance Aircraft Lured into Combat Egyptian MiGs

Ambush! How IAF F-4s and Mirage IIIs acting as Reconnaissance Aircraft Lured into Combat Egyptian MiGs

With a mixed formation of F-4s leading and Mirage IIIs trailing, the two-seat fighter bombers, with their powerful radar system… Read More

5 years ago

The Myth of Soviet Arms and Tactics in the Middle East, Part Two: The Six-Day War, the War of Attrition and the Yom Kippur War

Syria accepted about 32 Soviet advisors, but especially officers of its air force just couldn’t stand the Soviets: one of… Read More

5 years ago

From the ultrafast F-4X to the F-4E(S): the Odyssey of Israel’s recce Phantoms

The F-4X would have featured an increase in engine thrust by 150% to allow dash speeds of Mach 3.2, cruise… Read More

6 years ago