Global Air Power

Global Air Power

by John Andreas Olsen (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597976800
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author


COL. JOHN ANDREAS OLSEN is currently assigned to the Norwegian Ministry of Defence and is a visiting professor of operational art and tactics at the Swedish National Defence College. His previous publications with Potomac Books include John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air PowerA History of Air WarfareGlobal Air Power, and Air Commanders.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

List of Abbreviations ix

Introduction xv

Part I 1

1 British Air Power Tony Mason 7

2 U.S. Air Power Richard P. Hallion 63

3 Israeli Air Power Itai Brun 137

Part II 173

4 Soviet-Russian Air Power Sanu Kainikara 179

5 Indian Air Power Jasjit Singh 219

6 Chinese Air Power Xiaoming Zhang 259

Part III 295

7 The Asia Pacific Region Alan Stephens 299

8 Latin America James S. Corum 335

9 Continental Europe Christian F. Anrig 373

Afterword: The Future of Air Power David A. Deptula 409

Notes 417

Selected Bibliography 495

Index 513

Biographical Notes 533

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