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NORAD and the Soviet Nuclear Threat : Canada's Secret Electronic Air War.

Author: Gordon A A Wilson
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This history of Canadian air defence during the Cold War takes readers inside the top-secret world of the Air Weapons Controllers Underground Complex, part of the North American Air (now Aerospace) Defense Command, and includes the 1968 personal account of the first intercept of a Soviet Bear bomber off Canada's coast.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon A A Wilson
ISBN: 9781459704114 1459704118 9781459704121 1459704126 1283890798 9781283890793
OCLC Number: 824487068
Description: 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents: The Cold War --
North American Air Defence Command (NORAD) --
Radar and electronic warfare --
Canadian radar network --
McDonnell CF-101 Voodoo --
Fighter squadrons --
Avro CF-100 Canuck --
Target squadrons --
Sparks in the night sky --
Epilogue.
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This history of Canadian air defence during the Cold War takes readers inside the top-secret world of the Air Weapons Controllers Underground Complex, part of the North American Air (now Aerospace) Defense Command, and includes the 1968 personal account of the first intercept of a Soviet Bear bomber off Canada's coast.

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