Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat (Paperback)

By Tom Cooper, Farzad Bishop, Jim Laurier (Illustrator)
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Different versions of the jet have provided the backbone of the frontline strength of the Iranian air force since the 1970s, and whole generations of Iranian pilots and ground personnel have been trained to fly and maintain them. Indeed, the type bore the brunt of active combat operations during the long war with Iraq. Iranian F-4 Phantom IIs were also some of best equipped examples ever exported by the USA. Some Iranian Phantom II pilots gathered immense experience on the type, flying it in combat for more than ten years. This book removes the veil of secrecy surrounding Iranian Phantom II operations since the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988).

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781841766584
ISBN-10: 1841766585
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: July 23rd, 2003
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Combat Aircraft