Combat Aircraft - July 2012

£4.70 (Approx $6.83 or €6.01)


Out of Stock

POSEIDON'S ADVENTURES
The P-8 Poseidon is the US Navy's new long-range anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare platform. Brad Elward provides an extensive overview of the programme

FIRST LINE OF DEFENCE
Dr Stefan Petersen, with Alexander Golz and Dr Andreas Zeitler, describes how Luftwaffe pilots regard the Eurofighter as the most powerful combat jet in Europe

F-X2
S‚rgio Santana assesses the chances of the Dassault Rafale, Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and the Saab Gripen NG in Brazil's fighter competition

FIRE OVER ICE
Gripens of the Hungarian Defence Forces (HDF) test their primary air-to-air armament at Vidsel in Sweden, as Zord G bor L szl¢ reports

FLAGGING IN THE LOWLANDS
Frank Cr‚bas attends the Royal Netherlands Air Force's largest aerial exercise - `Frisian Flag'

21st CENTURY BONE - COMBAT LANCERS
Jake Melampy discovers how the B-1B has evolved into one of the premier close air support aircraft in Afghanistan

DRAGONES, PEGASOS AND AGUILAS
The Fuerza A‚rea Dominicana operates some 50 aircraft, Stephan de Bruijn visits one of the most powerful air arms in the Central America and Caribbean region

KADEX 2012
Kazakhstan marked the 20th anniversary its independent armed forces. Alexander Golz and Michal Stolar were there

CREWROOM
Combat Aircraft's new interactive letters and feedback page

GLORY DAYS: TOMCATS IN OPERATION `ANACONDA'
Part 2 - END GAME
Tony Holmes completes our analysis of the mighty F-14 Tomcat's combat swansong over Afghanistan in Operation `Anaconda'

THE OLDEST AND THE PROUDEST
MAG-11 at MCAS Miramar in California serves as the primary fixed-wing strike force for the Corps in the Pacific region, as Ted Carlson discovers

CUTTING EDGE
Combat Aircraft's monthly column reporting from the front line of aerospace technology, by David Axe

NEWS

HEADLINE NEWS
The UK's reversal of its 2010 decision to fly `cat and trap' carrier operations means it will instead procure the F-35B as originally planned

US NEWS
Last F-22 Raptor delivered to USAF, latest F-35 news, QF-16 first flight

UK NEWS
Squadrons mark centenaries, UK balances defence budget

EUROPE NEWS
Trial Mace XIII, Russia seeks new helicopters

WORLD NEWS
Naval Tejas first flight, second J-20 emerges, AMX upgrade latest