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    Combat Aircraft - October Issue - OUT NOW!




    Featuring:



    TALES OF THE TROUBLESOME TOMCAT (Pt.1)

    Join Rich Cooper as he gets up close with the mighty F-14 Tomcat and discover how this popular US Navy fighter suffered from a poor safety record in service.

    DESERT DEVILS

    Gert Kromhout meets VX-31 'Dust Devils', a squadron that operates largely out of sight, but which performs one of the most important duties when it comes to fleet capabilities.

    JAMMING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

    The EA-18G Growler is a vital asset for the US Navy in the airborne electronic attack role. Jamie Hunter investigates how it is set to increase its capabilities via the Next-Generation Jammer initiative.

    FLASHBACK

    Combat Aircraft's regular feature looking at highlights of the recent past - this month it's a VMA-513 'Flying Nightmares' AV-8C Harrier.



    *NEW FEATURE* - THE OPS DESK

    Scott Wolff's new column for Combat Aircraft assesses the Horizon Air Q400 incident in August and the actions of the Oregon Air National Guard in controlling the situation as it evolved.

    'VAMPIRE' EVALUATORS

    Screaming down a remote valley to hit a target with precision, banging down on a carrier deck, engaging fighters at range - it's what VX-9 'Vampires' is all about. Kedar Karmarkar examines the unit that ensure the US Navy gets just what it needs.

    STRIKE FROM THE SEA

    The US Navy is unparalleled when it comes to carrier-borne aviation. Tom Kaminski details the current status of US naval carrier aviation.

    EYE ON THE EAST

    Andreas Rupprecht examines China's expanding electronic warfare capabilities with the Y-8GX-6 and KQ-200.


    PLUS, THE LATEST MILITARY AVIATION NEWS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE AND MUCH MORE!



    Combat Aircraft October issue is OUT NOW for just 4.70 from https://bit.ly/2wQUmra . Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from WHSmith, any other leading newsagent or download your digital copy from https://bit.ly/2dMXDNc
    Last edited by UPDATES; 6th September 2018, 10:34.

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