A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware (Routledge Revivals)

A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware (Routledge Revivals)

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First published in 1987, The Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware provides, within a single volume, the salient technical and operational details of the most important weapons. The complete range of hardware used in land, sea and air forces throughout the world at the time of publication is covered, from tanks to rocket systems, helicopters to cruise missiles, alongside full details of size, weight and operational range. The booka€™s main strength lies in the detail it gives of armament and associated ammunition capabilities, and of the sensors and other electronics required for the weapons to be used effectively. A key title amongst Routledge reference reissues, Christopher Chanta€™s important work will be of great value to students and professionals requiring a comprehensive and accessible reference guide, as well as to weapons a€˜buffsa€™.... m (8.20 ft) Armament system: one 20-mm Hispano-Suiza cannon with 505 rounds in a manually-powered turret, and six smoke-dischargers Armour: welded steel Powerplant: one 209-kW (280-hp) Volvo-Penta THD 100B turbocharged diesel engine ... designed in the early 1960s and produced between 1966 and 1971, its main operational disadvantages being lack of NBC protection and the inability ofanbsp;...

Title:A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware (Routledge Revivals)
Author:Christopher Chant
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-06-03


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