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In the 1970s the Shah sought to make Iran a military superpower

by Paul Iddon. While it almost seems ironic in retrospect, Iran was by far the biggest recipient of American, and British weaponry in the 1970s and was rapidly becoming a major power. Awash with petrodollars as a result of the … Continue reading

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From where will Tehran acquire modern fighter jets?

An enthusiast with an interest in vintage American warplanes would doubtlessly enjoy the skies over Tehran during Iran’s annual Sacred Defense military parades. After all, where else in the world today can you actually see a flying F-14 Tomcat? Nowhere, … Continue reading

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Stealth Jet’s Starring Role Nixed as Top Gun 2 Stalls

by DAVID AXE It turns out we probably won’t get to see Tom Cruise pilot an F-35 stealth fighter in deadly air combat. The long-awaited sequel to the 1986 action flick Top Gun — or long-dreaded, depending on your taste … Continue reading

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