Warfighters 2: The Story of the U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1

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Издательство: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Автор: Rick Llinares
Страниц: 400
Переплет: Суперобложка
Язык: Английский
ISBN: 0-7643-0329-5
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In this second installment in the Warfighters series, author/photographers Rick Llinares and Chuck Lloyd provide an in-depth look at the United States Marine Corps aviation organization and its specialized training unit the Marine Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1). The squadron, located at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, trains both fixed and rotary wing aircrews in the Six Functions of Marine Air. Twice a year, the finest aviators in the Marine Corps attend the intense Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course under the direction of some of the best pilots in the world. Take to the skies over the Arizona desert in the Marines most advanced aircraft. Join the amazing AV-8B Harrier vertical short/takeoff and landing jet as it conducts close air support missions in support of Marine ground troops. Strap in to the advanced F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter on deep strike escort missions with EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare jets. Join the crews of the rugged KC-130...