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Iranian Air-to-Air Victories 1976-1981
By ACIG Team
Sep 16, 2003, 02:58

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Last Update: 19 May, 2006


Date Aircraft Unit Aircrew Weapon Victim Country
??--76 F-4E TFB.1   AIM-7E-2 MiG-25R V-VS
3Oct78 F-14A TFB.8/TFB. 1 A. Moslemi 6x acquired MiG-25RBS V-VS
7Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8   20mm Mi-25 4ATTSOS/IrAAC
14Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 M-R.Ata'ie AIM-54A Su-20M 44FRS/IrAF (Noubar KIA)
17Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 A.Azimi AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF (pilot KIA)
17Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 A.Azimi AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF (miss)
22Sep80 F-5E TFB.4   AIM-9J Su-22 5FS/IrAF
22Sep80 F-4E 11TFS/TFB.1   ? MiG-23BN IrAF
23Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Azimi AIM-54A MiG-21RF 1FRS/IrAF
23Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Azimi AIM-54A MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
23Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-7E-4 MiG-23 IrAF
23Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-7E-4 MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
23Sep80 F-5E TFB.2   AIM-9J Su-20 44FS/IrAF
23Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
24Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 N.K. AIM-7E-4 MiG-21MF IrAF
24Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 N.K. AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
24Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AIM-9P An-26TV 31TS/IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.3 ? AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
25Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF
25Sep80 F-14A TFB.8 ? AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.3 ? AIM-9P MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.6 Rassi 20mm MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
25Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-7E-4 MiG-23BN IrAF
25Sep80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AAM MiG-23BN IrAF
25Sep80 F-14A 72TFS/TFB.7 Naghdi AAM MiG-23BN IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AAM MiG-23BN IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
25Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
27Sep80 F-4E TFB.1   AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
27Sep80 F-4E TFB.1   AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
28Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AIM-7E-2 MiG-23BN IrAF
28Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AIM-7E-2 MiG-23BN IrAF
28Sep80 F-4E TFB.6   AIM-7E-2 MiG-23BN IrAF
28Sep80 F-4E TFB.6 ? AIM-7E-2 MiG-23BN IrAF
29Sep80 F-4D 72TFW/TFB.7 ? 20mm (SUU-23/A) MiG-21MF IrAF (pilot Hussein KIA)
29Sep80 F-4E 31TFW/TFB.3 A. Dowran AIM-7E-2 MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
29Sep80 F-4E 31TFW/TFB.3 A. Dowran AIM-7E-2 MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
2Oct80 F-14A TFB.8 ? AIM-9P MiG-23MS 39FS/IrAF
3Oct80 F-4D 72TFS/TFB.7 ? AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF (pilot Tait OK)
3Oct80 F-4D 72TFS/TFB.7 ? AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
8Oct80 F-5E TFB.4   AIM-9J Su-20 44FS/IrAF
8Oct80 F-5E TFB.4   AIM-9J Su-20 44FS/IrAF
10Oct80 F-4E     20mm MiG-21MF IrAF
12Oct80 F-14A TFB.8 ? AIM-9P Su-20 44FS/IrAF
13Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Afshar AAM MiG-23BN IrAF
13Oct80 F-4E 11TFS/TFB.6 Hasibi AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
17Oct80 F-5E TFB.2 Javadpour 20mm Su-20 44FS/IrAF
17Oct80 F-5E TFB.2 Ebrahimi 20mm Su-20 44FS/IrAF
17Oct80 IR?? Flak ? AAA F-4 IRIAF (fratricide, Nadimi KIA/RIO PoW)
18Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Malej AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
18Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Malej AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
20Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 All-e-Agha AIM-7E-4 MiG-21MF IrAF
22Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Sedghi AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
25Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-9P Su-20 44FS/IrAF
25Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-7E-4 Su-20 44FS/IrAF (damaged)
26Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Hazin AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
26Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Akhbari AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
29Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Sedghi AIM-54A MiG-23MLA IrAF (pilot Ah.Sabah, KIA)
29Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Sedghi AIM-54A MiG-23MLA IrAF
29Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Sedghi AIM-9P MiG-23MLA IrAF
29Oct80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Sedghi AIM-9P MiG-23MLA IrAF
29Oct80 F-14A TFB.8 ? AIM-54A Tu-22B 10BS/IrAF
2Nov80 F-4E 31TFS/TFB.3 A. Dowran AIM-7E-4 MiG-21MF IrAF
10Nov80 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-7E-4 MiG-23BN 77FS/IrAF
14Nov80 AH-1J IRIAA H.T. TOW SA.342 IrAAC
14Nov80 AH-1J IRIAA H.T. 20mm Mi-25 IrAAC
21Nov80 F-5E TFB.2 Y.S.Raad manoeuver MiG-21MF IrAF
21Nov80 F-14A TFB.7 Afshar AIM-7E-4 MiG-21 IrAF
24Nov80 F-5E TFB.2 Y.S.Raad 20mm MiG-21MF IrAF
27Nov80 F-14A TFB.7 P.A AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF
2Dec80 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Dehghan AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF
3Dec80 F-5E TFB.4 Bozorgi 20mm Mi-8 IrAF
7Dec80 F-4E TFB.3 ? AIM-7E-2 MiG-23BN IrAF
10Dec80 F-14A TFB.7 ? ? Su-20 44FS/IrAF
16Dec80 F-5E TFB.2 Y.S.Raad 20mm MiG-21MF IrAF
16Dec80 F-5E TFB.2 Y.S.Raad manoeuver MiG-21MF IrAF
19Dec80 F-4E TFB.3 ? AIM-9P Su-20 44FS/IrAF
19Dec80 F-4E TFB.3 ? AIM-9P Su-20 44FS/IrAF
19Dec80 F-4E TFB.3 ? AIM-9P Su-20 44FS/IrAF
22Dec80 F-14A TFB.7 ? AIM-54A MiG-21 or Su-20 IrAF
22Dec80 F-14A TFB.7 ? AIM-54A MiG-21 or Su-20 IrAF
30Dec80 F-14A TFB.7 ? ? MiG-21MF IrAF
7Jan81 F-14A TFB.7 Farahavar AIM-54A MiG-23BN IrAF (Note 1)
7Jan81 F-14A TFB.7 Farahavar AIM-54A* MiG-23BN IrAF
7Jan81 F-14A TFB.7 Farahavar AIM-54A* MiG-23BN IrAF
7Jan81 F-14A TFB.7 Farahavar AIM-54A* MiG-23BN IrAF
14Jan81 F-5E TFB.4   AIM-9P Mi-25 IrAF
14Jan81 F-5E TFB.4   20mm Mi-8 IrAF
14Jan81 F-5E TFB.4   20mm Mi-8 IrAF
21Jan81 F-4E 91TFS/TFB.3 A.Hoda AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
21Jan81 F-4E 91TFS/TFB.3 A.Hoda AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
29Jan81 F-14A     AIM-54 Su-22M-3K IrAF
4Feb81 IR?? Flak ? AAA F-4 IRIAF (fratricide, Damiriyan/Nadi KIA)
14Apr81 MIM-23B I-HAWK IRIAF Khark-site   MIM-23B F-14A TFB.8/IRIAF (fratricide; crew KIA)
21Apr81 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 Amir AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
21Apr81 MIM-23B I-HAWK IRIAF Khark-site   MIM-23B F-14A TFB.8/IRIAF (fratricide; damaged)
24Feb81 AH-1J IRIAA H.F.K. TOW SA.342 IrAAC
24Feb81 AH-1J IRIAA H.F.K. TOW SA.342 IrAAC
??Mar81 F-14A 72TFS/TFB.1 ? AAM Su-22 IrAF
25Apr81 F-4E TFB.3 Sarlac 20mm MiG-21MF IrAF (pilot al-Dinmaruf, PoW)
26Apr81 F-4E 31TFS/TFB.4 Mahloudji AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
26Apr81 F-4E TFB.3 Abassi AIM-9P MiG-23BN IrAF
15May81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 J.Zandi AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
15May81 F-4E 31TFW/TFB.4 ? AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
15May81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 ? AIM-54A MiG-25RB 84FRS/IrAF
1Sep81 F-4D 306TFS/TFB.4 ? AIM-7E-2 MiG-23MF 23FS/IrAF
22Sep81 F-4E 31TFW/TFB.4 Mofidi AIM-9P MiG-21MF IrAF
22Oct81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Rostami AIM-54A Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
22Oct81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Rostami AIM-54A Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
22Oct81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Rostami AIM-54A Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
22Oct81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Hadavand AIM-54A Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
22Oct81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Rostami AIM-54A MiG-21MF IrAF
3Dec81 F-14A 73TFS/TFB.1 ? AAM Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
3Dec81 F-14A 73TFS/TFB.1 ? AAM Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
3Dec81 F-14A 73TFS/TFB.1 ? AAM Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
6Dec81 F-14A 81TFS/TFB.8 ? AAM Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
11Dec81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 All-e-Agha AIM-54A Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
11Dec81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 All-e-Agha AIM-54A Mirage F.1EQ 92FS/IrAF
11Dec81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Azad AIM-54A MiG-21 IrAF
11Dec81 F-14A 82TFS/TFB.8 Azad AIM-54A MiG-21 IrAF

- Note 1: on 7 January 1981 the F-14A in question fired a single AIM-54A against four MiG-23BNs flying in a tight formation. The missile is confirmed as having hit the leading MiG, blotting it out of the skies, and causing sufficient damage for other two to crash seconds later. The fourth MiG apparently came away. For more details see: "Iran-Iraq War in the Air, 1980-1988", by Tom Cooper & Farzad Bishop, Schiffer Military Publishing, 2002: http://www.schifferbooks.com/military/aviationjetage/0764316699.html



Confirmed entries are in GREEN
New entries are in RED
Corrected entries are in YELLOW
Fratricide entries are in LIGHT BLUE
Claims and unconfirmed entries are in WHITE
Damaged and Close Calls entries are in VIOLET
 

In the hands of highly-experienced Iranian pilots, the F-14A proved the ultimate "MiG-Killer" during the long war against Iraq, eventually scoring over 160 confirmed and probable air-to-air kills - including over 30 against such vaunted opponents like Mirage F.1EQ and MiG-25s. Beside being used as a prototype of the Iranian "Bombcat" project and also during the testing of MIM-23 I-HAWK installation on F-14, the example depicted above, 3-6020, is known to have been used for scoring at least six kills against Iraqi fighters and helicopters during the war, and to have been the Tomcat from which the first AIM-54A against an Iraqi MiG-25RB was fired, in May 1981 (the missile damaged the target, but the Iraqi pilot managed a safe landing). (Artwork by Tom Cooper)


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