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Operation Bright Star '83

A formation of Egyptian and U.S. Navy aircraft fly over one of the Great Pyramid near Cairo during BRIGHT STAR '83. Unless indicated all are Egyptian Air Force aircraft (L to R) F-4E Phantom, F-16A Falcon, Mirage 5 SDE, U.S. Navy F-14A Tomcat, MiG-21MF Fishbed, Shenyang F-6C, U.S. Navy A7D Corsair and U.S. Navy A-6E Intruder

The aircraft from, left to right, are a U.S. built F-14A Tomcat, F-16A Falcon, F-4E Phantom II; a French built Mirage 5SDE; are a Soviet designed  MiG-21MF, Shenyang F-6C and MiG-17F on the Bright Star 83

Air Force personnel stand behind Egyptian aircraft on display during Exercise Bright Star '83.

Tags:
Operation Bright Star '83, Bright Star 1983, Pyramid, West Cairo, CVW-7 (AG), VF-143 Pukin Dogs, VA-65 Tigers, Egyptian MiG-21MF, Egyptian  MiG-27F, Egyptian Shenyang F-6C MiG-19S, Egyptian Mirage 5 SDE, Egyptian McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II, US NAVY Ling-Temco-Vought A-7E Corsair, US NAVY Grumman F-14A TomCat, US NAVY Grumman A-6E Intruder, Egyptian Air Force