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F-111E Aardvark   F-111F Aardvark   EF-111A Raven    
Gameicon WAB Gameicon WRD
EE
ALB
RD
F-111E Aardvark
WargameAB F-111-1
Info
Nation Flag United States United States
Class Ground Attack Aircraft
Cost 130 Supply
Specifications
Armor Front 0 / Side 0 / Rear 0 / Top 0
Icon WALB Strength 10
Icon WALB ECM 30%
Icon WRD Air Detection Good
Speed 1000 km/h
Icon WALB Stealth Poor
Fuel Capacity 6500 L
Icon WRD T.O.T. 195 s
Icon WRD Turn radius 400
Icon WALB Year 1967
Icon WALB Type Airborne, Mechanized, Armored, Motorized, Support
Weapons
340kg bombs M117 (HE Bomb)

The F-111E Aardvark is an American plane that appears Wargame: AirLand Battle.

HistoryEdit

The General Dynamics F-111 "Aardvark" is a medium-range interdictor and tactical strike aircraft that also filled the roles of strategic bomber, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare in its various versions. Developed in the 1960s by General Dynamics, it first entered service in 1967 with the United States Air Force. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) also ordered the type and began operating F-111Cs in 1973.

The F-111 pioneered several technologies for production aircraft, including variable-sweep wings, afterburning turbofan engines, and automated terrain-following radar for low-level, high-speed flight. Its design influenced later variable-sweep wing aircraft, and some of its advanced features have since become commonplace. During its initial development, the F-111 suffered a variety of problems, and several of its intended roles, such as naval interception, with the F-111B, failed to materialize.

OverviewEdit

AirLand BattleEdit

The F-111E "Aardvark" is a medium-strike platform available to American and NATO decks. The aircraft carries twelve Mk.82 227kg bombs, allowing the type to strike a large area. The Mk.82 has fair power; although not as strong as the Mk.83 or truly devastating Mk.84, with an HE power of 10, it is dangerous to enemy infantry and lightly armored vehicles. The F-111E's large compliment of these bombs makes the aircraft good for attacking cities, or forests where units can become bunched up. It is a fast aircraft, with a top speed of 1000km/h, and so can get to its target area, drop, and evac quickly, spending little time over threat territory.

The major drawbacks of the F-111E are its poor ECM and lack of any air to air missiles. Although fast, the F-111E is vulnerable to long-range SAMs, and enemy AAMs. A fighter escort is highly advisable if enemy aircraft are anticipated to be in the area.

Red DragonEdit

The F-111E "Aardvark" in Wargame: Red Dragon was very similar in configuration compared to AirLand Battle prior to the Netherlands DLC. Since, it has seen a variety of updates; it is now a 130-point medium-strike platform with twelve M117 340kg bombs and an ECM improvement to 30% (a significant boost from ALB). Although now more powerful and more survivable, the F-111E's advantages and disadvantages still remain largely the same in Red Dragon as they are in AirLand Battle.

WeaponsEdit

AirLand BattleEdit

Weapons WAB Icon Mk 82 Snakeye
Type Bomb No Weapon No Weapon
Name Mk. 82
Caliber 227kg, AoE
Ammo x 12
Range Ground = 3500 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 4
Icon WRD Stabilizer N/A
AP Power 0
HE Power 10
Icon WALB Suppression 600
Rate of fire 100 r/min

Red DragonEdit

Weapons WRD Icon M117
Type Bomb No Weapon No Weapon
Name M117
Caliber 340kg, AoE
Ammo x 12
Range Ground = 3500 m
Helicopters = N/A m
Icon WALB Airplanes = N/A m
Accuracy 15%
Icon WRD Stabilizer N/A
AP Power N/A
HE Power 12
Icon WALB Suppression 600
Rate of fire 100 r/min

GalleryEdit

See AlsoEdit

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