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Red Flag From the Ground Up

Red Flag From the Ground Up

by Kernan Chaisson


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Red Flag, a unique air warfare training center in Nevada has been a leading contributor to U.S. air supremacy for the last quarter century. Here, America's fighter pilots have honed their skills against the most dangerous threats potential enemies have to offer. In other, even more secretive areas, such as Area 51, revolutionary new weapons have been developed and tested. When Red Flag emerged from the shadows, descriptions have concentrated on the aircraft, their pilots and the missions flown over the desert range. Now, for the first time,this book looks at what the Red Flag training facility is actually like, how the remarkable equipment there works and what it was like to serve at this unique technical wonderland. Written by a leadng electronics and radar systems expert who took a prominant role in designing the instrumentation that makes Red Flag unique, this book tells us not only what Red Flag has achieved but how pilots, operators and electronic engineers combined to win America's wars in the air.

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ISBN-13: 9781939335371
Publication date: 02/04/2015
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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