TITLE

MARINES AIRCRAFT

PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jan2004, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features various aircrafts used by the U.S. Marine Corps. Missions and primary tasks of the AV-8B Harrier II; Description of the F/A-18 Hornet; Operations of the EA-6B Prowler; Speed of the KC-130 Hercules.
ACCESSION #
12194092

 

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