Latest F-14 Tomcat Stories

2011-05-17 09:00:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company), the U.S. leader in outsourced tactical airborne services for 16 years, is proud to announce the addition of former TOPGUN Commander Thomas "Trim" Downing to its team, and experienced businessman Ralph Kunz as Chief Operating Officer. The addition of a highly experienced businessman combined with a former TOPGUN commander continue to show ATAC's development of "best practices" in both military and...

2011-02-22 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tomcat Group and Growth Management and Constructive Changes (GMC2) announced today an agreement whereupon they will team to provide consulting services to the global Aerospace and Defense Industry. The primary mission of the Tomcat Management Group of Wichita, Kansas is to provide senior level interim management services to the Aerospace Manufacturing and MRO market segments with a focus on underperforming assets. The Tomcat Group's array of...

2009-09-14 15:45:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Photonic Products Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PHPG) today announced the appointment of Dennis G. Romano to its Board of Directors. He will serve under this appointment until the annual election of directors expected to be in June 2010. Mr. Romano, 66, joins the Board of Photonics Products Group, Inc. after a lengthy and successful career in the defense sector with Grumman Corporation and its successor Northrop Grumman...

2006-07-28 20:56:04

By Kristin Roberts ABOARD THE USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy's F-14 Tomcat, built to protect the fleet from Soviet bombers, took its last flight off an aircraft carrier on Friday, closing one of the final chapters in its 32-year history. The retirement of the Tomcat, made famous in the movie "Top Gun," clears the way for the Navy to start using new military aircraft that supporters say can meet post-Cold War requirements more affordably. But for Tomcat pilots and...

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