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Admin10.08.2021

Wild Weasel

His exact words were: "I'm gonna fly with you, and we're gonna shoot a SAM site before it shoots us? These tactics were attempted while under attack by MiGs and.
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Admin11.06.2021

Wild Weasel

As the story goes, this was the response of Jack Donovan, a former B-52 EWO : This was the natural response of an educated man, a veteran EWO on B-52s and the like, upon learning that he was to fly back seat to a self-absorbed fighter pilot while acting as flypaper for enemy SAMs.
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Admin02.08.2021

Wild Weasel / Useful Notes

Finding a radar site often meant flying low in the direction of the radar, praying that some machine-gunner on the ground , and trying to notice when your direction-finding gear is telling you that the radar's suddenly behind you.
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Admin10.06.2021

Wild Weasel / Useful Notes

With severe combat attrition of the F-105 inventory, the need for a more sophisticated aircraft resulted in the conversion of 36 aircraft, designated F-4C Wild Weasel IV.
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Admin24.06.2021

Wild Weasel

Bob Swartz not pictured are Capt.
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Admin10.07.2021

Wild Weasel / Useful Notes

During this conflict the F-4G saw heavy use, with only a single loss: an aircraft from Spangdahlem AB crashed in Saudi Arabia while returning from a mission, after one of the AGM-88 HARM which left the aircraft's instruments not displaying the correct altitude information and a significant frame tweak from the damage made the plane hard to control.
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Admin25.08.2021

Wild Weasel

Project Wild Weasel used modified two-seat F-100Fs, with the pilot flying and firing weapons from the front seat, while an electronic warfare officer EWO tracked enemy radar systems in the back seat.
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Admin21.07.2021

Wild Weasel / Useful Notes

Aircraft from Spangdahlem, Clark, and the remainder from George were assigned to the , Active Duty at Nellis AFB,.
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Admin13.08.2021

Wild Weasel

After pinpointing them visually, they attacked the radars with rockets.
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