The F-14A TOMCAT model defined air superiority launched from Navy aircraft carriers. Entering service in 1972, the F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, variable sweep wing fighter designed to attack and destroy enemy aircraft at night and in all weather conditions. The F-14A with its fighter jet model has an advanced weapons control system and array of missiles, rockets and bombs the F-14A TOMCAT can simultaneously track up to 24 targets. With a maximum speed of 1,544 miles per hour, the F-14A TOMCAT has taken its place as one of the most powerful and lethal fighters in Navy history. The F-14A TOMCAT military model was officially retired in September of 2006.
The F-14A TOMCAT is a twin seat, twin engine interceptor. The Tomcat aircraft model is also capable of air-to-air, air-to-ground and reconnaissance roles.
Two Pratt & Whitney TF30 engines are mounted in the intake trunks.
The Tomcat model primary weapon system is the AWG-9, for radar control, calculates intercept, sets priorities and monitors other subsystems. Physical firing of missiles is done by the AWG-15 computer, thus, to eliminate the chance of short circuits detonating ordinance.
The fighter jet model weapons carried include the AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-7 Sparrow, AIM-54 Phoenix, M61A1 20mm Vulcan Cannon, Mk80 series bombs, training bombs, Mk20 cluster bombs, sea mines and Laser Guided Bombs (LGB's).
Shop for the F-14A Tomcat model aircraft that is known for is advanced weapons capabilities and its beginnings as the VF-84 Jolly Rogers.
1/48 scale model