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SAUDI ARABIA

Persian Gulf - Saudi Arabia/Iranian Skirmishes

Royal Saudi Air Force / Al Quwwat al Jawwiya as Sa'udiya
                                VICTORIES
NAME                       CONFIRMED  DAMAGED   UNIT          AIRFORCE  COMMENTS

unknown                        1         -      6th Squadron  RSAF
Tippin, B.                     1         -      6th Squadron  RSAF      WSO
unknown                        -         1      6th Squadron  RSAF

Some sources present that RSAF Eagles from No 6 Squadron were involved in an air battle with Iranian-piloted F-4E Phantoms which were threatening Saudi oil fields - two of the intruders were shot down by Sparrows.

RSAF ... Royal Saudi Air Force / Al Quwwat al Jawwiya as Sa'udiya

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Unit Aircraft Pilot Victim Weapon e/a Crew Unit
5Jun1984 6 Sq. RSAF F-15D ? / Tippin, B. F-4E AIM-7F Hekmati, H. /KIA/
Karimi S.-C. /KIA/
61TFW/IRIAF
5Jun1984 6 Sq. RSAF F-15C ? F-4E (damaged) AIM-7F   61TFW/IRIAF


F-15C
Mc Donell Douglas F-15C Eagle, Royal Saudi Air Force.

F-15D
Mc Donell Douglas F-15D Eagle, Royal Saudi Air Force.

F-15C
Mc Donell Douglas F-15C Eagle, Royal Saudi Air Force.


Sources & Literature
  1. ACIG: Different Middle Eastern Air-to-Air Victories since 1964, http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_436.shtml.
  2. Baugher, Joseph: Service of F-15 with Saudi Arabia http://www.airtoaircombat.com/background.asp?id=11&bg=22.
  3. Bishop, Farzad - Cooper, Tom: Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat, Osprey Combat Aircraft 37, Osprey Publishing Limited, London 2003.
  4. Bowman, Martin W.: F-4 Phantom, edice Bojové legendy, Nakladatelství Vašut, Praha 2005.
  5. Davies, Steve: F-15C Eagle Units in Combat, Osprey Combat Aircraft 58, Osprey Publishing Limited, London 2005.
  6. Davies, Steve: F-15 Eagle a Strike Eagle, edice Bojové legendy, Nakladatelství Vašut, Praha 2004.
  7. Davies, Steve - Dildy, Doug: F-15 Eagle Engaged, The World's Most Successful Jet Fighter, Osprey Publishing, 2007.
  8. Magnus, Allan: Air Aces Home Page, http://users.accesscomm.ca/magnusfamily/airaces1.htm.
  9. An illustrated history of assisted aircrew escape systems and a chronicle of all known ejections worldwide, http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/.
  10. Service of F-15 with Saudi Arabia, http://home.att.net/~jbaugher1/f15_14.html.
  11. F-15 in combat, http://www.zap16.com/mil%20fact/f-15.htm.

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