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Massacure Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-10-05 09:29 PM
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10. AK-47s and Mig-29s? Aren't M-16 and F-16s better?
Edited on Thu Feb-10-05 09:35 PM by Massacure
Edit: Actually now that I look at it, MiGs are supposed to be able to take a missile shots that F-16s could never dream of becuase of its helmet mounted aimer. Plus R-27s can seek passively and thus without warning. MiGs also handle better at low speeds and since F-16 radar filters out objects below 200kmh which can benefit the MiG if its pilot is skilled enough.

I never knew that the MiGs had such an advantage. The F-16 is supposed to handle better at high speeds and has the benefit of using AWACS though. AWACS give the F-16 the ability to target more than one plane at a time unlike the MiG-29.
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