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B-1B Lancer Units in Combat (Osprey)

The Lancer began its duties with Strategic Air Command as a nuclear-armed bomber in the mid-1980s. The end of the Cold War intervened, and the aircraft was removed from its nuclear missions as a result of arms control legislation. In order to retain the B-1 as a viable frontline type, the USAF re-rolled the Lancer as a potent conventional weapons carrier.

The wide-range of ordnance which the B-1B can carry has seen it participating in Operation Desert Fox over Iraq, Operation Allied Force over Kosovo and Serbia, Operation Enduring Freedom against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and most recently during Operation Iraqi Freedom, when the aircraft was used to personally target Saddam Hussein.

Auteur:Thomas Withington
Uitvoering:96 blz, 24.5 x 18.5 x 0.8 cm, softcover
Illustraties:Rijk geïllustreerd met foto's en tekeningen (z/w en kleur)
Uitgever:Osprey Publishing (GB, 2006)
Serie:Combat Aircraft (60)
EAN:9781841769929
Boek: B-1B Lancer Units in Combat (Osprey)

B-1B Lancer Units in Combat

Taal: Engels

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