Home / If We’re Going All Retro, Wouldn’t an F-106 Have Been More Appropriate?

If We’re Going All Retro, Wouldn’t an F-106 Have Been More Appropriate?

Comments
/
/
/
562 Views

The Russians seem desperate for attention. Alex:

Russian air force out again, in some strength; and exercising a whole range of types, including the White Swan…sorry…Tu-160 BLACKJACK, BEAR, BACKFIRE, and MiG31 and Su27 fighters into the bargain, to say nothing of jet tankers. For people who aren’t making a political point, they certainly look like it.

And this, via Defense Tech, is an awesome picture:


That’s an F-22 escorting a Russian Tu-95 “Bear” bomber. Ward:

That’s the kind of progress $200-plus million unit flyaway cost buys you. That’s how DoD rolls, baby!

And that Stealth technology sure comes in handy during an escort, don’t it? Here’s hoping the Russians don’t look out the window.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Linkedin
  • Pinterest
It is main inner container footer text