Modern Air-Launched Weapons (Hardcover)
Featuring more than 300 computer-generated color illustrations and an extensive directory of weapons, this in-depth guide is a must-read for anyone interested in modern military aviation. From America's unguided Mk 82 bomb to the Russian-Indian Brahmos supersonic cruise missile, Modern Air-Launched Weapons takes a detailed look into the complex world of offensive and defensive aircraft munitions. It shows how combinations of weapons and pods are loaded onto major aircraft, including the F-15, B-1B, Su-30, and EF2000 Typhoon, and how they work together in the heat of battle. Organized by airplane type, the book includes annotations, numbered diagrams, top- and side-view illustrations, and photographs to explain the terminology and systems employed in modern warfare.
Martin J. Dougherty specializes in military and defense topics and is the author of Medieval Warrior, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Extreme Unarmed Combat, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Sniper, Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, and books on personal self-defense. He lives in northern England.