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The Hawk Air Defense Missile System (Osprey)

Designed to counteract the threat posed by advanced 1950s Soviet-built aircraft, the first HAWK unit became operational in 1959. At its peak, it saw frontline service in the Far East, Panama, Europe, and in the Middle East.
Units were also used during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, and Persian Gulf War. In the hands of other nations, HAWK proved its efficacy in combat during the Arab-Israeli Wars, Iran-Iraq War, Chadian-Libyan War, and the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait.

Credited with shooting down more than 100 aircraft during its combat career, the HAWK system was respected for its lethality. Such was Soviet concern, that the USSR developed electronic jammers, anti-radiation missiles, and other countermeasures specifically to degrade its effectiveness.
The US retired its HAWK systems soon after the Cold War ended in 1991 when air defense priorities shifted from aircraft to ballistic missile defense, yet a modernized version of the system remains in service to this day in many nations.

Packed with archive photos and original artwork, this is the first book about the HAWK system. Featuring research from HAWK technical and field manuals, interviews with HAWK veterans, and detailing the authors' personal experiences with HAWK missile units, it provides a comprehensive study of one of the most lethal and effective air missile systems of all time.

Auteur:Marc Romanych, Jacqueline Scott, Irene Cano Rodríguez
Uitvoering:48 blz, 24.5 x 18.5 x 0.5 cm, softcover
Illustraties:z/w foto's, tekeningen in kleur
Uitgever:Osprey Publishing (GB, 2022)
Serie:New Vanguard (309)
EAN:9781472852212
Boek: The Hawk Air Defense Missile System (Osprey)

The Hawk Air Defense Missile System

Taal: Engels

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