Modern Land Combat

New York: Portland House, 1987. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. The format is approximately 8.75 inches by 12 inches. 208 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations (most in color). Index. This is an oversized book and if sent outside of the U.S. will require additional shipping charges. The contents address Technology, Weapons, and Tactics. In the area of tactics the text discusses Combined Arms Operations, River-Crossing Operations, Infantry Battalion Attack, Air Mobility, Airborne Forces, Parachute Operations, Low-intensity Warfare, and Special Forces Operations. David Miller was a serving officer in the British Army whose career had taken him to Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, and the Falkland Islands and which included service in the Royal Corps of Signals, several staff assignments at army headquarters, and the command of a regiment. He has contributed numerous articles to technical defense journals. Christopher Frank Foss (mostly written as Christopher F. Foss; born 8 April 1946) is a British military author. Since 1970, he has worked for the military publisher Jane's Information Group. He is editor of Janes Armour and Artillery and co-editor of other Jane's editions. Foss is a member of the Fortress Study Group. During his career Foss wrote, co-wrote, edited or co-edited, or published approximately 100 books. The contents cover Technology: Tank design -- Light armoured fighting vehicles -- Anti-tank warfare -- Artillery -- Surveillance and target acquisition -- Air defence -- Infantry warfare -- Battlefield helicopters -- Command, control and communications -- Electronic warfare -- Tactical nuclear warfare -- Chemical warfare -- Low-intensity warfare -- Unconventional warfare. Weapons: M1 and M60 -- T-64, T-72 and T-80 -- Chieftain and Challenger -- AMX-30 and AMX-40 -- Leopard 1 and Leopard 2 -- OF-40 and TAM -- Merkava -- Type 63, SK 105 and IKV-91 -- Scorpion and Stingray -- AMX-10 and Fox -- Luchs and BRDM-2 -- M113 -- LAV-25 and M2/M3 Bradley -- BMP-1 and BMP-2 -- FV432 and Warrior -- BTR-70, MT-LB and BMD -- Marder and Fuchs -- AH-64 Apache -- Mi-24 Hind -- Mangusta -- Lynx -- 2S5 and DANA -- SP-70 and GCT. Weapons: M109 -- Pershing and Lance -- Pluton and Hades -- MLRS -- SS-1 Scud, SS-21 Spider and SS-23 Scarab -- BM-21 and RM-70 -- TR, FH-70 and Soltam -- D-30 and S-23 -- M198 and Light gun -- Crotale, Shahine and AMX-13 DCA -- Wildcat, Roland and Gepard -- Bofors 40mmL/70 and ZSU-23-4 Shilka -- SA-4, SA-6, SA-8, SA-9 and SA-13 -- Rapier -- M163 Vulcan and Patriot -- Artemis and Breda Twin 40L70 -- Stinger, Blowpipe, Javelin and SA-7 grail -- Armbrust, RPG-7 and Dragon -- Carl Gustaf, AT-4, Tow and Milan -- SA-80, M16 and AK-74 -- Valmet M76, FA MAS and Galil -- M249, RPK, MG3 and M60 -- MO-120-RT-61, L16 and M-240. And Tactics: The Suez Canal, 1973 -- Combined arms operations -- Soviet tactics -- River-crossing operations -- Infantry battalion attack: Wireless Ridge -- Air mobility -- Airborne forces -- Parachute operations: Rescue at Kolwezi -- Artillery -- Low-intensity warfare -- Special forces operations. Condition: Very good / Very good.

Keywords: Combined Arms Operations, River-Crossing Operations, Infantry Battalion Attack, Air Mobility, Airborne Forces, Parachute Operations, Low-intensity Warfare, and Special Forces Operations, Reference Works

ISBN: 0517638541

[Book #87770]

Price: $75.00

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