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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: GBP/JPY
In the olden days, did fighters have 20mm guns for air-to-air dogfighting……
Guns were for dogfighting in a sky filled with bogeys. The fur balls in WWII, Korea…
then during Vietnam they dropped the gun, thinking in the world of whiz bang air to air missiles it would be obsolete.
Were they wrong. After missiles were expended, they were defenseless, turning tail and running for home. So they brought the gun back.