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F-111 Aardvarks

The General Dynamics/Grumman Raven was an electronic warfare aircraft designed to replace the Destroyer in the United States Air Force. Its crews and maintainers often called it the "Spark-Vark", a play on the "Aardvark" nickname.

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE . ВОЕННО-ВОЗДУШНЫЕ CИЛЫ РОССИИMoscow - Zhukovsky (Ramenskoye). May, 2013

RUSSIAN AIR FORCE . ВОЕННО-ВОЗДУШНЫЕ CИЛЫ РОССИИMoscow - Zhukovsky (Ramenskoye). May, 2013

The most capable SIGINT/ELINT system in service is the US Air Force RC-135V/W Rivet Joint, equipped with the highly capable Raytheon 55000 Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and 85000 signals intelligence (SIGINT) receiver

The most capable SIGINT/ELINT system in service is the US Air Force Rivet Joint, equipped with the highly capable Raytheon 55000 Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and 85000 signals intelligence (SIGINT) receiver

Aviation Photo Search | Airliners.netGeneral Dynamics F-111C

Ex USAF serial AF Now operated by Sqn. The under wing missile is the Raptor air-to-surface missile. - Photo taken at Edinburgh (YPED) in South Australia, Australia on October

General Dynamics F-111/EF-111 Aardvark/Raven | USA | 430th ECS, 27th FW, USAF | EF-111A "Raven" | 430/CC (66-0019)

General Dynamics F-111/EF-111 Aardvark/Raven | USA | 430th ECS, 27th FW, USAF | EF-111A "Raven" | 430/CC (66-0019)

The F-111 main gear not only had massive tires (giving it a very smooth ride on the ground), but was designed so that if one tire extended, they both would extend, adding a measure of safety some aircraft lack.

The main gear not only had massive tires (giving it a very smooth ride on the ground), but was designed so that if one tire extended, they both would extend, adding a measure of safety some aircraft lack.

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE  20th Tactical Fighter Wing . 77th Tactical Fighter Squadron . RAF Upper Heyford, England "Save the F-111" Shaw Air Force Base. 12 September, 2012

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE 20th Tactical Fighter Wing . 77th Tactical Fighter Squadron . RAF Upper Heyford, England "Save the F-111" Shaw Air Force Base. 12 September, 2012