TOPGUN: Navy Fighter School

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Presented by Houston Maritime Museum at Houston Maritime Museum, Houston TX

Jan 21 2020
TOPGUN: Navy Fighter School

Learn about the TOPGUN program from one of its former instructors.

The United States Navy Fighter Weapons School is the formal name of “TOPGUN.” TOPGUN was made famous in a 1986 movie and will again be center stage in an upcoming sequel. The movies, while entertaining, do not accurately portray the TOPGUN program, which is a school to educate pilots on ways to teach advanced tactics. Yarko “J.J.” Sos ran the TOPGUN training program from 1998-2000 and will share his experience as an instructor. The presentation will go into detail about the evolution of aircraft bombing over the last 80 years, the influence of precision weapons, and the ways that

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