In Control of the Sky

Braybook, Roy
June 2003
Armada International;Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p10
Deals with the challenge faced by the U.S. in maintaining its dominance in air combat. Concerns over the findings of air combat simulations conducted by the U.S. Air Force on the performance of the Sukhoi 30MK fighter jet; Factors attributed to the emergence of doubts regarding the ability of the U.S. to ensure air superiority; Recommendations.


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