The British Army is the UK’s second largest operator of military aircraft, fielding more than 300 armed helicopters, fixed wing surveillance aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. Its aviation units have been in the forefront of UK combat air operations in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan between 1999 and 2010. This book looks at the current units and equipment used by British Army aviation elements of the Army Air Corps (which operates helicopters and fixed wing aircraft) and Royal Artillery (which operates unmanned aerial vehicles or drones). It provides a detailed account of British Army aviation operations, drawing on first hand accounts of army personnel and commanders, official records and the author’s observations from war zones. Overseas clients please note: Due to excessively high wrapped weight shipping is weighted on this title.
BRITISH ARMY AVIATION IN ACTION Kosovo to Libya
The story of the Army’s aviation arm as it is currently composed: from attack aircraft, helicopters, surveillance aircraft and drones. A complete description of personnel, organisation, equipment and deployments.