A fully illustrated guide to the US Navy and Marine Corps' most potent strike aircraft on a carrier flight deck in the decades after the Vietnam War.
Introduction /Return to Normality /Drive-by Strikes /The Marines /EA-6A /Desert War 1990-91 /You're Terminated /Appendices /Colour Plates Commentary /Index
Rick Morgan is the author of five previous books on Naval Aviation history (including COM 93-A-6 Intruder Units of the Vietnam War and COM 108-A-3 Skywarrior Units) and more than 30 historical articles on the subject of Naval Aviation. Twice named 'Contributor of the Year' by the editorial staff of The Hook - The Journal of Carrier Aviation, Rick is a retired US Navy lieutenant commander with more than 2300 hours of flight time to his name, principally in EA-6B, A-4 and A-3 type aircraft. He also has more than 450 carrier-arrested landings to his name, and flew 41 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm in 1991. He currently works in the aviation industry. Jim Laurier is a native of New England, growing up in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He has been drawing since he could hold a pencil, and throughout his life he has worked in many mediums, creating artwork on a variety of subjects. He has worked on the Osprey Aviation list since 2000, and in that time he has produced some of the finest artwork seen in these volumes. He has specialised in aircraft of the Vietnam War period.
"Highs: Expert concise text and excellent illustrations and
Lows: Nothing of consequence.
Verdict: This is a great book for modelers, historians, and fans of the A-6 Intruder." - KitMaker Network