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F-14 TOMCAT


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Grumman F-14 Tomcat

Role: multi-role shipborne fighter
Builder: Grumman Aerospace
Variants: F-14A, F-14A+ (F-14B), F-14D
Operators: US Navy, Imperial Irani Air Force

The F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, variable sweep wing, two-place fighter designed to attack and destroy enemy aircraft at night and in all weather conditions. The F-14 can track up to 24 targets simultaneously with its advanced weapons control system and attack six with Phoenix AIM-54A missiles while continuing to scan the airspace. It can also deliver free-fall or guided bombs.

picture courtesy of US Navy

picture courtesy of US Navy


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