Middle East Air Forces in the 21st Century

Middle East Air Forces in the 21st Century

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Middle East Air Forces in the 21st Century




Author:Tim Ripley
Language:English
Format:Hardcover
Dimensions:6" x 9"
Pages:256
Photos:300 illustrations
Publisher:Pen and Sword Aviation
ISBN:9781848840997
Item No. 9781848840997



The Middle East is potentially the world’s 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.