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A source book of naval aircraft and aircraft carriers

Anthony J. Watts

A source book of naval aircraft and aircraft carriers

by Anthony J. Watts

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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval aviation -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Airplanes, Military -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Aircraft carriers -- History -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony J. Watts.
    SeriesSource books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVG90, V874
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15115515M
    ISBN 100706360524

    Aircraft Carriers: Escort Carriers: Cruisers: Destroyers: Destroyer Escorts & Frigates: Littoral Warfare Vessels: Submarines: Auxiliaries & Service Vessels: Military Sealift Command: Amphibious: Mine Warfare: Patrol Vessels: Yard & District Craft: Civilian Vessels (ID & SP) Old Navy Steam & Sail: Rigid Airships: Army Ships: Special Photo Features.   The most complete resource of its kind, complete with up-to-date photographs, line drawings and useful appendixes Continuing the longstanding tradition as the most complete naval resource of its kind, this updated 19th edition of The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. meets the high expectations and exacting standards of those who rely on this volume to stay /5(28).

      Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Essex class aircraft carrier, USS Valley Forge, USS Oriskany, USS Essex, USS Antietam, USS Princeton, USS Philippine Sea, USS Lake Champlain, USS Kearsarge, USS Tarawa, USS Boxer, SCB, USS Sitkoh Bay, USS Leyte, USS . How effective would Indian aircraft carriers be in these areas during a future war with India’s I 71 11/1/17 AM 1 Ho: The Aircraft Carrier in Indian Naval Doctrine Published by U.S. Naval War College Digital Commons, Cited by: 1.

      Table 1 below gives us a quick summary of open source data in very rough approximation of the fuel and combat radius characteristics of selected naval aircraft. Aside from the F/AE and FC, several historical aircraft are included as “place holders” to approximate potential performance of future aircraft. Aircraft Carriers, Naval The American Navy is thought of as the world’s most powerful, far greater than any other naval force. But now some sources hint at Russian Navy could be bigger soon – even as soon as in , Russia will have one of the biggest naval forces in the world.


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