Why do U.S. warplanes sell well? All rely on the Israeli Air Force, against the sky to become the best advertising
Brigadier General Rafi Bekovic of the Israeli Air Force
Recently, the legendary hero of the Israeli Air Force, Air Force Brigadier General Rafi Bekovic carried out the last mission before retirement, the legendary F16 fighter pilot in the service of the brilliant record, but also make the U.S.-made fighter aircraft on the battlefield, for the U.S. fighter exports in large quantities set up a sweat horse credit.
In an air war in 1982, Rafi Bekovic piloted F16A to face three Syrian Air Force MiGs, only to shoot down two MiG 23s and one MiG 21 in just 45 seconds. The first F16A/B BLOCK15 capable of launching aim7 Sparrow medium-range air-to-air missiles has just been launched in the United States, knowing that the Israeli Air Force's F16 did not yet have over-the-top air combat capability in 1982. The Israeli pilot had to fight the enemy aircraft up close, and the air war gave the F16's excellent maneuverability to the world and set the record for the future F16's global success.
MiG 21 shot down F4 during the Vietnam War
Before that, the Israeli Air Force had saved the F4's reputation as a "ghost" fighter. In the Vietnam War F4 ghost fighter aircraft, although it has advanced edict system and missiles, but by the MiG 21 "high-speed attack" play torture suffering, the whole war down the expensive F4 fighter and MiG21 air combat exchange ratio is similar, so that the reputation of the U.S.-made fighter aircraft plummeted.
F4 aircraft of the Israeli Air Force
In the 1967-1970 war with Egypt, the Israeli Air Force equipped F4 and Mirage aircraft, in the face of the Egyptian Air Force's Mi21 fighter aircraft, shot down 114 MiG-21s, its own loss of only 26. It even ambushed the MiG-21 aircraft, piloted by Soviet pilots, and won big. The Israeli Air Force has managed to salvage the F4's reputation with its own performance.
The Israeli Air Force's F15 fighter jet
Another U.S.-made fighter, the F15, is also in the hands of the Israeli Air Force. In the Bekaa Valley air war against Syria, the F15, together with F16 and F4 fighter jets, hunted down enemy aircraft, creating an 82-0 margin. Later, F15 fighter aircraft have been exported to Japan, Saudi Arabia and other countries, in the arms market to become the Soviet 27 Chamber of heavy fighter aircraft.
F16I fighter aircraft of the Israeli Air Force
Because Israel has highly skilled pilots, the United States is more than happy to export the aircraft in the first place priority to sell to Israel, and also provide a variety of military assistance and preferential measures, such as F35 aircraft first export target Israel, and the United States also gave The F35 core source code to Israel, so that Israel can upgrade the F35I, the United States also hope that the F35 in Israel's hands again to create brilliant, play the best real-life advertising.
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