U.S. Airlifters since 1962Author: Cox, GeorgeCode: 57617Price:AU $55.00Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: CRECY Published date:15/01/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: January 2020
This brings the story of the US airlifter from the early 1960s to today's transport giants and tomorrow's stealth assault aircraft; revealing numerous designs which never saw the light of day, examining the thinking behind them and giving insights into why they did, or did not, succeed.
A Design and Operational HistoryAuthor: Caresse, PhilippeCode: 57803Price:AU $190.30Format: Hardback / 512 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:13/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
Provides a history of the four battleships of the Iowa class, the crowning achievement of U.S. battleship construction which left a distinct mark upon both the U.S. Navy and on naval history at large.
The Enduring Legacy of a BattleshipAuthor: Bauernfeind, IngoCode: 57456Price:AU $40.72Format: Hardback / 172 pages Published date:15/02/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: February 2020
This lavishly illustrated and very personal book covers the history of the battleship USS Missouri from her launch to the day when she was decommissioned as the world's last battleship in 1992.
Author: Stille, MarkCode: 58207Price:AU $24.88Format: Paperback / 48 pages Publisher: OSPREY Published date:20/03/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: March 2020
Faced with an increasingly formidable anti-ship cruise missile threat from the Soviet Union in the early days of the Cold War, and with the recent memory of the kamikaze threat from World War II, the USN placed a great priority on developing air defence cruise missiles and getting them to sea to protect the fleet. The first of these missiles were ......
Us Navy F-14 Tomcat in Combat, 1987-2000Author: Cooper, TomCode: 58203Price:AU $35.18Format: Paperback / 72 pages Publisher: HELION & COMPANY Published date:15/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
From the 1970s until the 2000s, the spear tip of the USN air wings was the F-14 Tomcat. Illustrated by over 100 photographs and colour profiles, `Tomcats of the Storm' is an exclusive source about some of least-well known air combats fought by US Navy's fighter crews in recent history.
Command Decisions in Harm's WayAuthor: Smith, Douglas V.Code: 58245Price:AU $40.36Format: Paperback / 384 pages Publisher: NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS Published date:16/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
A longtime professor at the Naval War College who once directed strategic and long-range planning for the Navy and Marine Corps in Europe considers the transformation of the US Navy from a defensive-minded coastal defense force into an offensive risk-taking navy in the very early stages of World War II.
The US Navy's Primary Fighter/Attack AircraftAuthor: Neubeck, KenCode: 58237Price:AU $32.34Format: Hardback / 112 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The Boeing F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet is an evolutionary redesign of the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 A/B Hornet. The Legacy F/A-18 Hornet first flew in 1980 and met the requirement for a multirole fighter to complement the larger and more expensive Grumman F-14 Tomcat, serving in fleet defense interceptor and air superiority roles. The Hornet proved to ......
The US Navy's Newest Maritime Patrol and Antisubmarine AircraftAuthor: Gourley, ,JohnCode: 58236Price:AU $32.34Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING LTD Published date:28/04/2020Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: April 2020
The P-8A Poseidon, a variant of the Boeing 737 series of airliner, takes over the role of antisubmarine warfare from the P-3 Orion, itself a derivative of an airliner, the Lockheed Electra. The P-8A brings new capabilities, endurance, and crew enhancements to the art form of maritime patrol, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The Poseidon also ......