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Modern fighter planes

George Sullivan

Modern fighter planes

by George Sullivan

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Published by Facts on File in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGeorge Sullivan.
SeriesMilitary aircraft series
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,133p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22235587M
ISBN 100816023522

Get this from a library! Modern fighter aircraft: an illustrated history of war planes from to the present day. [Francis Crosby; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)].   Modern air combat is split into two phases: beyond visual range (BVR) and within visual range (WVR). Tactics in each arena are very different. The BVR phase is largely defined nowadays by total information awareness and advanced datalink capabil.

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