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Offline WRCKid

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Re: Iran's New Saegheh Fighter Enters Service
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2007, 11:04:50 PM »
It's a F-5 knock-off. They have another such a bird also. Nothing too inovative.

http://www.mehrnews.com/mehr_media/image/2006/09/220385_orig.jpg

Which got me thinking, has anyone ever seen any useable weaponsystems on this thing?
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Re: Iran's New Saegheh Fighter Enters Service
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2007, 12:07:51 AM »
You mean Folding-Fin Aerial Rockets (FFAR) are not useable in aerial combat? lol ;)

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Re: Iran's New Saegheh Fighter Enters Service
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2007, 01:24:39 AM »
It's a F-5 knock-off. They have another such a bird also. Nothing too inovative.

http://www.mehrnews.com/mehr_media/image/2006/09/220385_orig.jpg

Which got me thinking, has anyone ever seen any useable weaponsystems on this thing?
Your right, so basically is just an upgraded F-5 airframe?
http://www.payvand.com/news/07/sep/1232.html

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Re: Iran's New Saegheh Fighter Enters Service
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2007, 06:45:33 AM »
You mean Folding-Fin Aerial Rockets (FFAR) are not useable in aerial combat? lol ;)

But to use these one must get in range like he'd almost use machine guns. Wouldn't such weapondry take them back to Korean war era?
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