The F-5 is used for United States Navy/United States Marine Corps -- Training and adversary combat tactics. The aircraft serves in an aggressor-training role with simulation capability of current threat aircraft in fighter combat mode.
The F-5N Tiger II is a single seat, twin-engine, tactical fighter and attack aircraft that provides simulated air-to-air combat training. The F-5F is a dual-seat version, twin-engine tactical fighter commonly used for training and adversary combat tactics. The F-5 aircraft serve in an aggressor-training role with simulation capabilities of current threat aircraft in fighter-combat mode.