DCS World AIM-9X HOBS testing

A short update comes to us from Eagle Dynamics’ Matt Wagner, this time showing off the AIM-9X Sidewinder’s HOBS (high off-boresight) engagement modes. Although the JHMCS helmet sight that makes this capability so incredible is not yet available and is not shown, the missile seeker on its own has an incredible range of tracking and…

Testing out the AMRAAM and 9X on the Hornet

DCS World 2.5 beta has massively updated the firepower on the F/A-18C with the introduction of the AIM-120B, AIM-120C, and AIM-9X air-to-air missiles. I tested them out and here are some reactions. Lobbing missiles at range While flying the Hornet armed with AIM-7 Sparrows I feel like a capable but somewhat limited air-to-air platform with…

Heatblur F-14 Q&A, Jester AI, and oh… an AIM-9X on the Hornet

There’s been some “miscellaneous” news piling up for DCS World that I haven’t had a chance to report on that many of you will find interesting. There’s a podcast Q&A with Heatblur, the DCS: F-14 module developers, another separate video release with the voice actor and director for DCS: F-14’s Jester AI, and finally Wags…