Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat

Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat cover

Description

Different versions of the jet have provided the backbone of the frontline strength of the Iranian air force since the 1970s, and whole generations of Iranian pilots and ground personnel have been trained to fly and maintain them. Indeed, the type bore the brunt of active combat operations during the long war with Iraq. Iranian F-4 Phantom IIs were also some of best equipped examples ever exported by the USA. Some Iranian Phantom II pilots gathered immense experience on the type, flying it in combat for more than ten years. This book removes the veil of secrecy surrounding Iranian Phantom II operations since the war with Iraq.

Product details

Published Nov 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781782007609
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 81 col
Series Combat Aircraft
Short code COM 37
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Tom Cooper

Born in 1970, Tom Cooper is a native of Vienna,…

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Jim Laurier

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