Middle East Airpower in the 21st Century

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Author(s): Tim Ripley
Original Publish Date: Jul 19, 2010
Product Number: EB00806000
Released: Feb 10, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783461110
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

The Middle East is potentially the worlds major and most dangerous trouble spot. This book looks at why airpower is of such strategic and tactical importance in the area. It provides an overview of the state of the air forces in the first decade of the 21st Century. Each air force will be profiled, aerospace industries reviewed, major campaigns in the past decade are examined and the future airpower is discussed. The countries include Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Uae, Yemen and will also cover British and American operations. Each country is profiled with its air forces history, current status, order of battle, aircraft, ordnance and recent operations. Air campaigns of the 21st Century within the region are also described. The book includes many color and mono photographs, maps and diagrams.