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Middle East @ War 14: Moscow's Game of Poker: Russian Military Intervention in Syria 2015-17

Product code:  90373AVI
In August 2015, the government of the Russian Federation embarked its military forces on an intervention in Syria. Ever since, there is no end of discussions about Russian military capabilities and intentions - in Syria and beyond. To many, the performance of the Russian military - and especially the Russian Air-Space Force (VKS) - in this war was a clear demonstration of advanced technology, improved training, fearsome firepower, and great mobility.

Uncovering the McDonnell Douglas F-15 A/B msip Eagle

Product code:  89039AVI
Lavishly illustrated colour photo album containing a plethora of internal and external close-up shots and in air views, many accompanied by photo captions

Navigating the C-124 Globemaster: In the Cockpit of America's First Strategic Heavy-Lift Aircraft

Product code:  77637AVI
The C-124 Globemaster-a U.S. military heavy-lift transport in service 1950 through 1974-barreling down a runway was an awesome sight. The aircraft's four 3800 hp piston engines (the largest ever mass-produced), mounted on its 174-foot wingspan, could carry a 69,000-pound payload of tanks, artillery or other cargo, or 200 fully equipped troops, at more than 300 mph.

Middle East @ War 25: Unef - The Yugoslav Contingent - Yugoslav Army Contingent in the Sinai Peninsula 1956-67

Product code:  66410AVI
Pursuing a policy of social revolution, national liberation, and non-alignment, Yugoslavia under Josip Broz Tito became involved in the Middle East in the mid-1950s. Combined with some initial interest in economic and military assistance, this involvement found a positive reception among several Arab states, foremost Egypt under Gamal Abdel Nasser. Close personal ties between Tito and Nasser significantly contributed to the deployment of a contingent from the Yugoslav Popular Army (JNA) within t...

Cold War Interceptor: The RAF's F.155T/O.R. 329 Fighter Projects

Product code:  58030AVI
The story of Britian's top aircraft manufacturers race to develop supersonic jets to combat the threat from the Soviet Union in the post war years.

Kagero Top Drawings 7083: The Sukhoi Su-27/Su-33

Product code:  48543AVI
Begins with a brief introduction and continues with a plethora of line drawings in various scales as well as colour profiles.

Africa@War 43: Saaf'S Border War The South African Air Force in Combat 1966-89

Product code:  66885AVI
South African Mirages and Cuban MiG-21s dogfighting over Cuito Cuanavale, the largest tank battle on African soil since El Alamein; Puma troopships shot out of the skies by Strela missiles and RPG-7 rockets; Alouette III gunships hovering menacingly above Koevoet tracker-combat teams as they close in for the kill; Hercules and Transall transports disgorging their loads of Parabats over Cassinga; suicidal helicopter hot-extractions of Recce operators deep in enemy territory; and a lone Alouette p...

Africa@War 39: Zambezi Valley Insurgency - Early Rhodesian Bush War Operations

Product code:  66854AVI
Across Africa in the post-1956 era, the aspirations of African nationalists to secure power were boosted and quickly realized by the British, French and Belgian hasty retreat from empire. The Portuguese, Southern Rhodesian and South African governments, however, stood firm and would be challenged by their African nationalists. Influenced by the Communist bloc, these nationalists adopted the 'Armed Struggle'. In the case of Rhodesia, the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU), led by Joshua Nkomo...

Africa@War 40: Congo Unravelled: Military Operations from Independence to the Mercenary Revolt 1960-68

Product code:  66861AVI
Post-independence events in the Republic of the Congo are a veritable Gordian knot. The ambitions of Congolese political leaders, Cold War rivalry, Pan- Africanism, Belgium's continued economic interests in the country's mineral wealth, and the strategic perceptions of other southern African states all conspired to wrack Africa's second largest country with uprisings, rebellions and military interventions for almost a decade. Congo Unravelled solves the intractable complexity of this violent per...

Typhoon to Typhoon: RAF Air Support Projects and Weapons since 1945

Product code:  09596AVI
This book examines the RAF’s ground attack capabilities, the threats it faced, and the weapons, technologies and aircraft developed to counter those threats from the end of World War II to the present day, moving from the era of the Hawker Typhoon to that of the Eurofighter Typhoon. Throughout the Cold War a major RAF role was to conduct low-level attacks in support of NATO ground forces. Weapons and aircraft developed to carry out this task included the Hawker Typhoon and Hunter. Harriers and ...

The Tornado Years: More Adventures of a Cold War Fast-Jet Navigator

Product code:  58941AVI
Wing Commander David Herriot explores that part of his RAF service which was intimately linked to the Panavia Tornado. This book ushers in a much more sober and responsible officer. Qualified as a weapons instructor, and acknowledged as a skilled tactician and weapons expert, Herriot soon rose to the top on his first tour on Tornado. Subsequent promotions in rank found him with responsibility for all aspects of weapon delivery, and the formulation of tactics, for the four Tornado squadrons based...

Dutch Profile Fokker G.1 'Jachtkruiser'

Product code:  20724AVI
Dutch/English language – this book looks at the history and use of aircraft in the Dutch Air Force. With detailed camouflage and marking profiles.