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    AirForces Monthly - October issue - OUT NOW!



    FEATURING:



    Peoples Liberation Army Air Force - Part One
    AFMs latest Force Report by Andreas Rupprecht begins with an examination of the origins and history of the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force, to better understand the current issues faced by China and the latest developments within its armed forces

    Barksdale BUFFs
    Sixty-five years after its maiden flight, the B-52 still plays a crucial role over the battlefield. Martin Scharenborg and Ramon Wenink visited the 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base to fly with the mighty BUFF.

    Tough times for Chadian Air Force
    After being tested in combat against Boko Haram, the Chadian Air Force inventory was decimated by a storm earlier this year. Arnaud Delalande charts the recent development and operations of this Central African air arm.



    Baltic hunters
    Polands Mi-14 helicopter force has been in service for 35 years and the government is now likely to choose a successor before the last of the veteran aircraft run out of hours. Wiebe Karsten and Marco Muntz investigate the Baltic Haze.

    Lightning II The sequel: hit or flop?
    In the first of his regular AFM columns, Air Power Association President, Air Marshal (Retd) Greg Bagwell CB, CBE provides a new take on the commanders update brief the traditional method of apprising senior personnel.

    Middle East modernisation
    It has been 26 years since Operation Desert Storm saw an unprecedented gathering of air power in the Persian Gulf. Since then, the regions air forces have strengthened and modernised to meet potential new threats, including a nuclear-capable Iran, along with the rise of Islamist terrorism. Alan Warnes charts their progress.

    AND MUCH MORE!

    AirForces Monthly - October issue is AVAILABLE NOW for just 4.90 from the Key Online Shop. Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from WHSmith, any other leading newsagent or download your digital copy here.

 

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