Former Swiss F-5E/Fs Enter Modification Phase For U.S. Navy

A former Swiss F-5 awaits modifications to the U.S. Navy adversary air standard.
Credit: U.S. Navy
A fleet of 22 former Swiss Air Force Northrop F-5E/F fighters acquired by the U.S. Navy will enter a modification phase to serve as adversary aircraft to train naval and Marine Corps pilots, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) said on July 14. NAVAIR completed the engineering phase on June 28 for the...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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