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    DescriptionThe F/A-18 Hornet in its various guises was the 'universal soldier' of OIF, with around 250 seeing combat. Flown by various squadrons and groups, the Hornet attacked a range of targets including tanks of the various Iraqi Republican Guard units and government buildings housing elements of the Bath party regime. Apart from its ability to drop precision munitions such as laser-guided bombs, the Hornet was also capable of launching anti-radar missiles and acting as an aerial tanker and reconnaissance platform for other strike types. This book explores the Hornet's versatility which has enhanced its reputation as one of the world's leading strike-fighter aircraft.


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    Title
    F/A-18 Hornet & Super Hornet Units in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tony Holmes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841768014
    ISBN 10: 1841768014
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: JWG
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST, CHRN/21CNTY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037070, HIS027170, HIS037030, HIS027080
    LC classification: UG1242.F5
    DC22: 623.74/64
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027110
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 358.43830973
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: UG1242.F5 H66 2004
    Thema V1.0: JWCM
    Illustrations note
    90 illustrations, (30 colour )
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Osprey Publishing
    Publication date
    25 July 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Osprey
    Author Information
    Tony Holmes has worked as Osprey's aerospace editor since 1989, having previously served as an author/photographer for this publishing house in Australasia. He established the critically acclaimed and hugely popular Aircraft of the Aces series in 1994. An airbrush artist with years of experience, Chris Davey has become Osprey's principal illustrator of RAF aircraft, having produced the profiles for over a dozen books since 1994. His most recent work includes Aircraft of the Aces 38: 'Tomahawk and Kittyhawk Aces of the RAF and Commonwealth' and Combat Aircraft 31: 'Lancaster Squadrons 1942-43.' He is particularly adept at 'big' aircraft like the Halifax and Sunderland.
    Table of contents
    Prelude to War; Shock and Awe; War at Sea; Super Hornet