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Close call with 20 MIGS as F-106's fly EC-121 escort during USS Pueblo incident

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Close call with 20 MIGS as F-106's fly EC-121 escort during USS Puablo incident 94th FIS deployed to Osan AB, Korea.

By Bruce Gordon F-106 pilot 94th FIS.

The tactics they would have used with the F-106 in the last page are fascinating. I've always thought of the F-106 in its context as a bomber interceptor not as a fighter on CAP engaging other fighters! Remember this is pre project 'Six shooter' so these F-106 have no gun and only two shots of missiles each as the F-106 fired two of its four Falcon missiles with each shot- it could not fire missiles singularly excpt for the nuclear AIR-2 Genie rocket.

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I have cheers, that's what led my to find this written account. His witten one has a few more details in it including the tactics they would have used on the day had they engaged.

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