Grumman F-14 Tomcat In Combat (great American …

Grumman F-14 Tomcat In Combat (great American Combat Aircraft)

The roots of the F-14 tomcat, one of the most respected fighter of the last few decades, can be found in the tradition of inter-service rivalry that exists between the U.S Air Force and U.S. Navy. Until the early 1960s, the vastly different technical and mission requirements of these two branches of the military had dictated the purchase of very dissimilar aircraft typed. The first F-14 was in the air within two years – the beginning of a spectacular success story known as the Tomcat.

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