Special Report: F-14 Systems Capabilities
Navy Fighter to Counter Varied Threats
Pt. Mugu NAS, Calif.—Navy/Grumman F-14 Tomcat has the endurance, flexibility and weapons control system to give it the most advanced capability of any fleet air defense fighter yet developed, test flights here are demonstrating. The multiple operation modes of the Hughes AWG-9 weapon control system, coupled with the swing-wing performance throughout its flight envelope, enable the F-14 to meet several air threats, including cruise missiles, that a carrier and its attack aircraft will face.
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