The AAC concept enables F/A-22s, F-117s, and fighter-sized UCAVs to destroy critical mobile and hardened targets while protecting the limited B-2 fleet with fighter sweep
, SAM suppression, and escort jamming over global range in an access-denial environment.
In an offensive fighter sweep
near Amritsar, Yousuf was leading a four-ship Sabre formation.
During a fighter sweep
across the English channel that day, one of the 31st Fighter Group pilots, Lt.
Mungo fought with great distinction during the Battle of Britain and then took over command of his squadron before being killed in 1941 during a fighter sweep
over the continent.
P-40s and P-47s were now flying as far as Wewak and relieved the P-38 force of some of the escort and fighter sweep
effort on that front.
The 52d Fighter Group was assigned to help escort the B-17s to Memmingen, but once in the target area, around 1030 hours, it was to leave the bombers and conduct a fighter sweep
out in front of them, leaving the 332d Fighter Group alone to escort the bombers.
It said: "On their [the RAF] inception, they were the most powerful air force in the world with heroes like The Red Baron making fighter sweeps
on the Western Front.
Losses reached such a level that the RAF was forced to suspend cross-Channel fighter sweeps
He recalls fighter sweeps
over El Alamein, Egypt and Tunisia, actions that helped the Allies declare victory in the North African campaign on May 13, 1943.
He later completed more than 50 fighter sweeps
and escorts over northern France and Belgium and was officially credited with three enemy aircraft destroyed, four probables and several damaged.
The Germans unleashed a series of free-roving fighter sweeps
, known as Freie Jagd (Free Hunts).
Mission types in Rise of Flight include fighter sweeps
, bomber escort, bomber interception, balloon attack and ground attack.