Tag: Argentine Air Force

Fierro 3 in action

The Argentine Antiaircraft artillery was a lethal foe and prevented the enemy air force from damaging vital targets like the runway at Puerto Argentino which was the life line that connected the continent with the garrison in the islands. It was an exemplary team work by the 3 Armed Forces as their missiles and gunners were able to repel the… Read more →

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Mirage III in interception (1973)

High altitude interceptors were in vogue after WWII due to the need to attack high flying bombers. The Mirage was born following this concept and turned out to be the biggest Western Europe success becoming the core of the French defense system thanks to its simplicity, reliability and high performance. Delta wings had many advantages over straight and arrow winged… Read more →