|<McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet.
The "F/A" identifies the Hornet as a combination fighter/attack aircraft; a name that it lived up to in Desert Storm. It is powered by two GE engines, providing a top speed of over Mach 1.8. It can be armed with air-to-air or air-to-ground missiles, or a variety of nuclear and conventional bombs.
|McDonnell Douglas AH-64A Apache>
The Apache is a heavily-armored, extremely tough attack helicopter. It is also armed to the teeth. It is equipped with a multibarrel 30mm gun and up to 16 anti-tank Hellfire missiles. The small wings are used to mount rocket pods and external fuel tanks. The airframe armor can withstand hits from a .50 caliber armor-piercing round. The fuel tanks self-seal if hit by up to .50 caliber fire.
|<McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
The F-15 Eagle is regarded by most as the best air-superiority fighter ever developed. It is a fast, well-armed, two-seat killing machine. Its twin turbofans can propel the Eagle faster than Mach 2.5. It is armed with a 20mm cannon and can be fitted with a wide variety of air-to-air missile. It has a range of over 3,500 miles. Overall, it is the best combat aircraft ever designed.