The U.S. Navy's Super F-14 Tomcat Wasn't Meant to be
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Peter Suciu

F-14 Tomcat, United States

The Super Tomcat was proposed as a lower-cost alternative to the Navy Advanced Tactical Fighter, but could have led to a host of even more advanced Tomcats.

Here's What you Need to Remember: Described as an "Evolutionary" upgrade of the F-14, the ST21 (Super Tomcat for the 21st Century) would have added more fuel capacity and even an active electronically scanning array (AESA) radar that had been developed for the canceled A-12 attack aircraft.

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