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  • Cat and Mouse

    As the Wild Weasels steadily acquired better equipment and honed their tactics, the enemy SAM crews constantly made changes to counter them. For instance, to avoid being tracked by Wild Weasels, they launched SAMs without guidance radar at American aircraft, only turning on the guidance when the missile neared a formation. They began firing SA-2s
  • Characteristics Summary (Jan. 25, 1950)

    Characteristics Summary25 January 1950Fighter - XF-90:Wing area = 350 sq. ft.Span = 40.0 ft.Length = 56.2 ft.Height = 15.8 ft.Status: 1. Teletype Authorization: 11 April 1946 2. Contract Date: 20 June 1946 3. Mock-up Inspection: December 1947 4. Engineering Inspection: April 1949 5. First Flight: (1st Art.) 3 June 1946; (2nd Art.) March 1950 Power
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