Mil Mi-24 Hind Gunship cover
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With its distinctive double-cockpit design, the Mi-24 'Hind' is arguably the most recognizable war machine of the Cold War, and has achieved near-legendary status in the annals of military history. The first Soviet helicopter to function as both a gunship and an assault transport, it served extensively in Afghanistan, and is now employed by militaries across the world. Written by an expert on the 'Hind', an drawing on manufacturing and military sources, this book presents the Mi-24 in all of its brutal glory, from design and development to deployment and combat. Also included are a number of color plates showing the distinct paint schemes employed by various nations in a range of theaters/ theatres and for different armies.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Design and development · Variants and users · Weapons and tactics · Operational history · Bibliography · Colour plate commentary · Index

Product details

Published 10 Sep 2010
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781846039539
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 15 b/w; 34 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series New Vanguard
Short code NVG 171
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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