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F-14 Tomcat

Country of Origin: USA


The F-14 Tomcat was the U.S. Navy's primary carrier-based fleet defense fighter. The Tomcat was originally designed for both air defense and ground attack operations. Despite this, for most of its U.S. career, the F-14 was used only for fleet defense, built around the long-range AIM-54 Phoenix air-to-air missile (AAM) and the powerful Hughes AWG-9 weapons control system. This combination was optimized for attacking Soviet bombers and long-range anti-ship missiles such as the AS-6...

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