The Middle East is the world’s 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 force’s 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 colour and mono photographs, maps and diagrams. Overseas clients please note: Due to excessively high wrapped weight shipping is weighted on this title.
MIDDLE EAST AIR POWER IN THE 21ST CENTURY
The Middle East is the world’s most explosive trouble spot, and the likeliest area for future conflict. This timely book (October 2010) analyses the current state of air power in the region – profiling the air forces of such states as Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, the UAE and Yemen. An indispensable and informed guide.
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