The ultimate "hands on" guide to flying the multi-million dollar F-14 Tomcat. The F-14 Tomcat is the world's greatest long range fighter aircraft. Equipped with ultra-long range AIM-54 Phoenix missiles, the US Navy's F-14s shield American warships from enemy aircraft. Operating from carrier decks in all weathers, the F-14 has recently extended its capabilities, serving an advanced reconnaissance platform and even as a fighter-bomber over Bosnia. This book reveals just what it feels like to fly and fight in this multi-million dollar interceptor. In a hypothetical mission in the near future, we follow an F-14 into battle, engaging enemy airplanes and ground targets with its unrivalled combination of firepower and sensor devices.
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David C. Isby is a Washington-based attorney and defense consultant. A special correspondent for Jane's Intelligence Review, he has contributed to many military and aviation publications and written extensively on the Russian armed forces. He lives in Washington D.C.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000472254X
Book Description Harpercollins, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX000472254X