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Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan and Iraq

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The patrol vehicles used by Special Operations Forces in Afghanistan and Iraq vary quite dramatically between the theaters as well as amongst the Coalition members, and have been developed and upgraded to meet thedemands of the deployment. Covering all the major Coalition nations, Leigh Neville continues his look at the elite forces deployed in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom with this analysis of theirvehicles.

Tracing the evolution of the vehicle types, from their historical precedents, through their designs to their operational developments, he discusses their advantages and disadvantages, alongwith their tactical employment. From the mine-protected vehicles used to counter the IED threat in Iraq, the use of Strykers as armored raiding platforms by the US Rangers, to the civilian vehicles adapted for militaryservice by both Coalition troops and Private Military Contractors in the regions, this book uses rare in-theater photographs and color artwork to show the variety and inventiveness of the patrol vehicles being used incombat today.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781849088305
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Subject:
History : Military - Iraq War (2003-)
Calligrapher:
Chasemore, Richard
Author:
Neville, Leigh
Subject:
History : Military - Afghan War (2001-)
Subject:
History : Military - Special Forces
Publication Date:
October 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
48

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