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Soviet Air Power

By Kenneth Whiting Copyright 1986
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    by Routledge

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    This comprehensive examination of Soviet air power analyzes the three branches of the USSR Military Air Forces—Frontal Aviation, Long-Range Aviation, and Military Air Transport—and Naval Aviation and the National Air Defense, emphasizing World War II and postwar developments.

    Introduction -- Evolution of Soviet Air Power -- Overall Organization of the Soviet Military Forces -- The Soviet Air Force -- Soviet Air Defense -- Naval Aviation -- Soviet Projection of Power -- Soviet Air Power Today -- Nato and Soviet Systems for Designating Aircraft -- Selected List of Soviet Aircraft


    Kenneth R. Whiting was chief of the Documentary Research Division, Air University, from 1951-1985. He is the author of The Soviet Union Today.