By Doug Dildy,Tom Cooper,Jim Laurier

Designed following the fairly bad functionality of America's multi-role warring parties throughout the Vietnam conflict, the F-15 Eagle was once conceived as a devoted air superiority fighter. yet, having proficient for 15 years within the Eagle it wasn't japanese Bloc operated MiGs that the F-15 finally got here up opposed to, yet pilots of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi airforce.
This publication analyses the wrestle among the yankee and Soviet 'Cold struggle combatants' in a balanced demeanour, interpreting how the technical skills of the plane mixed with different degrees of teaching to be had to opposing pilots and groundcrews allowed the F-15s to wreck the Iraqi offensive skills inside of weeks of the 1st Gulf warfare beginning. full of art, illustrations and images, this ebook locations the reader within the cockpit in the course of one of many final significant dogfighting air wars in glossy history.

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