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Iraq: "Bombcat" into action against terrorists

Baghdad, Iraq - The F-14s hit explosive material depots recently as used by terrorists to perform attempts against the coalition forces

It has been always considered one of the most powerful and fascinating interceptors for 30 years but the evolution of operational exigencies for the US armed forces led to a different deployment on the battlefield, since the first operations in Iraq in 1991. It is small wonder if the F-14 Tomcat has been renamed "Bombcat" when US Navy started deploying it as an attack aircraft, a first-rate decision...

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