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by wildbi111
Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: My 1st Mission - Air War
Replies: 3
Views: 7167

Re: My 1st Mission - Air War

Year's later I found an excerpt from a book on the first night of Desert Storm and about the third Saratoga Strike. It said: "During this attack an F-14 Tomcat fired an AIM-7 air-to-air missile but immediately broke off guiding the missile when the AWACS declared the target to be a friendly aircraft...
by wildbi111
Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Your Desert Shield/Storm Experiences
Topic: My 1st Mission - Air War
Replies: 3
Views: 7167

My 1st Mission - Air War

(This is also my 1st post) My first of three 16 +hour missions in the first 64 hours of the storm was to the western AOR. Several exciting things happened. The first involved the E-2C's from the Red Sea and two Navy packages that hit the H-2 and H-3 complex of airfields. Both were supposed to be con...