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Comprehensive overview of American air ammunition, "smart" and "stupid" bombs, submunitions, technical parameters, description, use.

Dogfights

Dogfights have always attracted attention. Since the First World War, their participants have been considered heroes, stories have been written about nothing, and they have become idols of generations. However, the reality of air combat is much more prosaic. Whatever the motivation of the pilots to fight, there was always a winner on one side and a loser on the other in a crippled or burning plane falling to the ground. This series deals with the struggle from their beginning to the modern age, when the sky is steadily ruled by jet engines.

F-16 vs Su-25 - the downing of the future vice president

During the aggression in Afghanistan, the Soviet and Afghan government air forces were able to operate against the regime's insurgent units almost with impunity because they had no enemy in the air. Nevertheless, there were air battles over this battlefield. And the Soviet and Afghan air forces suffered casualties.

F3D-2N versus MiG-15 - the controversial fight

Most Western publications state that the first night duel and the downing of jet fighters took place during the fighting in Korea, specifically on November 3, 1952. The other side, on the other hand, clearly denies the downing. A comparison of the available data reveals a number of ambiguities, which make this event a relatively controversial issue.

Lightnings in the sky 08 - F-35 Lightning II - The birth of a new generation

Tests of the new universal aircraft are currently underway, which should be unique in all respects. This is the largest contract in the history of the Air Force, in which many countries participate. It is assumed that after a long time, it will be an aircraft that will experience thousands of series. It has already received its combat name: F-35 Lightning II.

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