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16 Air Assault Brigade - Britain's Rapid Reaction Force

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After the S.A.S., 16 Brigade is the most high profile formation in the British Army but to date there has been no complete history of its operations and activities. The aim of this book is to produce a history of Britain's Elite Rapid Reaction Force 16 Air Assault Brigade.returncharacterreturncharacterIt will provide a historical narrative of 16 Brigade's operations since its formation in 1999. It explains the innovative tactics and operational procedures used by to move by air into battle. It covers military hardware, the Brigade has some of the UK's most advanced weapon system, including Apache attack helicopters. It will include the elite combat units including the Parachute Regiment and Pathfinders. Key personalities from the Brigade will be examined together with a comprehensive analysis of how the Brigade has performed and how it is likely to evolve in coming years.returncharacterreturncharacterThe Brigade is due to return to Afghanistan in 2008 so it's public profile will remain high.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844157433
Author:
Ripley, Tim
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Special operations (Military science)
Subject:
Military-General History
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.70x7.10x1.10 in. 2.20 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Aviation History
History and Social Science » Military » British Aviation
History and Social Science » Military » British Military
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » World History » England » General

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