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Middle East air power in the 21st century

Author: Tim Ripley
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword Aviation, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Ripley
ISBN: 9781848840997 1848840993
OCLC Number: 727106219
Description: 459 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to air power in the Middle East --
Air force profiles (Bahrain ; Egypt ; Islamic Republic of Iran ; Iraq ; Israel ; Jordan ; Kuwait ; Lebanon ; Oman ; Qatar ; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ; Syria ; Turkey ; United Arab Emirates ; Yemen ; UK air power over the Middle East ; US air power in the Middle East ; Coalition air forces in Iraq ; The Middle East aerospace industry) --
Middle East air campaigns (No-fly-zone operations, 2000-2003 ; The Second Intifada, 2000-2003 and beyond ; Afghanistan, 2001 -2002 ; The Iraq invasion, 2003 ; Lebanon, 2006 ; Lebanon, 2006 --
International involvement ; Air power and the Iraq insurgency, 2003 --
2009 ; Afghanistan, 2006-2009 ; Israel and Syria confrontation, 2000 --
2009 ; Somalia strikes, 2007 --
2009 ; The future of air power in the Middle East).
Responsibility: Tim Ripley.

Abstract:

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.

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