tanks or air-to-ground weapons. Also, there is one
centerline station for fuel or air-to-ground weapons.
The internal M61A1 (20-mm) gun is mounted in the
GRUMMAN TOMCAT, F-14
The F-14 is a twin-engine fighter designed for
aircraft carrier operations. It provides the carrier task
force with its first-line offense and defense against
enemy air threat. The crew consists of a pilot and a
radar intercept officer.
The F-14 carries six long range AIM-54A Phoenix
missiles that can be guided against six separate threat
aircraft at long range, which is controlled by the F-14s
AWG-9 weapons system. Sparrow missiles are carried
for medium-range combat. Sidewinders and one
M61A1 gun (20-mm) are available for close-range
aerial combat. The Tomcat's variable swept wings give
H-57 JET RANGER
UH-46 SEA KNIGHT
AH-1W SUPER COBRA
H-53 SUPER STALLION
H-3 SEA KING
Figure 2-12.Representative types of rotary-wing naval helicopters.