Saturday, July 08, 2017
Fighters over the Fleet – Naval Air Defence from Biplanes to the Cold War, Norman Friedman.
A history of naval air defence from the First World War to the present day, looking at the systems used to control air defence, and the aircraft and weapons involved. Gets a bit bogged down in post-war aircraft design, but otherwise a detailed but readable account of a remarkably complex topic that has dominated fleet design since the Second World War, covering an impressive wide range of topics over a century of naval aviation.
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