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AMX: Brazilian-Italian Fighter Bomber

Product code:  94081AVI
For Brazil, the AMX brought 21st-century capabilities to its air force, introducing advanced avionics and systems including a head-up display, radar warning receiver, chaff and flare countermeasures, identification friend or foe, and other new concepts. In this way, the AMX provided the Brazilian Air Force with a useful stepping-stone to the Super Tucano and the modernised F-5 Tiger II. Most importantly, the AMX had a huge impact on the Brazilian defence industry, which developed new technologie...

Cuban Migs: The Defenders of Castro's Air Force

Product code:  94098AVI
The Fuerza Aerea Revolucionaria (FAR), one of the most powerful and little-publicised air forces in the Americas, had Mikoyan-Gurevich (MiG) fighters as its main fighter aircraft, both in the defence of Cuban territory against the threat of US invasion and in support of Cuban leader's efforts to export their revolutionary ideals. The book casts an unprecedented look at the introduction and utilisation of all MiG models in Cuban service, since their arrival before the Cuban Missile Crisis, to cur...

Africa@War61: Belgian Military Forces in the Congo Vol.2

Product code:  10124AVI
Although Belgium officially withdrew its military forces from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in July 1960, unofficially the former colonial ruler of this central African country maintained a political, economic, and military presence throughout the period known as the Congo Crisis, 1960–1967. Belgium’s military presence is seen mainly through its relations with the secessionist state of Katanga from 1960 to 1963 and through what was termed technical assistance.

Middle East@War 52: Air Power and The Arab World 1909-55 Vol.7 The Arab Air Forces in Crisis

Product code:  10346AVI
Volume 7 of the Air Power and the Arab World, 1909-1955 mini-series continues the story of the men and machines of the first half century of military aviation in the Arab world. These years saw the Arab countries and their military forces already caught up in the events of the Second World War. For those Arab nations which had some degree of independence, the resulting political, cultural and economic strains had a profound impact upon their military forces. In Egypt the Army generally remained ...

Latin America@War 31: Tropic Thunder in Suriname Vol.1 From Independence to Revolution and Countercoups 1975-82

Product code:  18716AVI
Suriname was forced into independence in 1975 by the Netherlands as part of its decolonisation program. Bureaucratic mismanagement by the democratic government led to disillusion amongst Surinamese, resulting in a military coup by a group of disgruntled NCOs in 1980. Although receiving popular support at first, the newly-created national military council soon started to rule with an iron fist, cracking down on the regime’s opponents and dealing with several counter-coups. The murder of 15 dissid...

SS10268 F-111 Aardvark

Product code:  70025AVI2
Squadron Signal Publications bring you detailed walkaround photos of this icon aircraft. This book is in full colour and offers detailed photos for the enthusiast. Squadron Signal books first brought you single type books of aircraft, armoured vehicle, or ship from prototype to the final production variant in 1971, and continue to do so.

SS10267 F-14 Tomcat

Product code:  70018AVI
Squadron Signal Publications bring you detailed walkaround photos of this icon aircraft. This book is in full colour and offers detailed photos for the enthusiast. Squadron Signal books first brought you single type books of aircraft, armoured vehicle, or ship from prototype to the final production variant in 1971, and continue to do so.

SS10266 F/A-18 Hornet & Super Hornet

Product code:  70001AVI
Squadron Signal Publications bring you detailed walkaround photos of this icon aircraft. This book is in full colour and offers detailed photos for the enthusiast. Squadron Signal books first brought you single type books of aircraft, armoured vehicle, or ship from prototype to the final production variant in 1971, and continue to do so.

Concorde: The Awe-Inspiring True Story of the Worlds Greatest Aeroplane

Product code:  57006AVI
For over a quarter of a century, Concorde was the world's only successful supersonic airliner, carrying passengers at speeds faster than a rifle bullet - and at heights that provided a glimpse of the edge of space. As Chief Concorde Pilot for British Airways, Mike Bannister knows her line no one else. From displaying Concorde with the Red Arrows over London to landing her back at Heathrow in her last scheduled flight in October 2003, he has seen Concorde's full journey.

Aircraft Photobook 4 Grumman EA-6B Prowler

Product code:  00132AVI2
Japanese Language Book. From Model Art, this Lavishly illustrated monograph covering this aircraft in great detail. The book contains an overview, scale drawings, detailed walkaround colour photos, illustrations of the airframe structure and camouflage schemes, modelling sections.

Middle East@War50: The Arab-Israeli War of Attrition 1967-73 Vol.1

Product code:  12258AVI
The Six-Day War of June 1967 was a cataclysm for the Arabs; Israel emerged victorious and in possession of occupied territory in Saini, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights. The Arabs were furious at this outcome and determined to regain their lands and dignity by again making war with Israel. Added to the mix was a resurgent Palestinian liberation movement. Renewed fighting began within weeks. It became a period of sustained combat, casualties, fiscal outlay, and diplomacy on the world stage un...

Middle East@War 51: Lebanese Civil War Vol.3 Moving to War 4-7 June 1982

Product code:  10360AVI
Following years of growing tensions and mutual provocations, in June 1982 Israel launched an all-out invasion of Lebanon. During the night from 5 to 6 June 1982, four armoured divisions of the Israeli Defence Force moved into starting positions near the border with Lebanon, while a force of paratroopers was embarked on amphibious assault ships. Looking forward to engaging the enemy, the Israelis then crossed the border late on the morning of 6 June, and promptly became involved in the bitter bat...