This book fills a long standing void of a quality reference material in the ever-evolving domain of Ground Based Air Defence. The author, in his selection of topics, has covered the entire continuum of issues that may engage the mind of a professional air defence warrior today.
Includes Air Defence Against UAVs - Manned and Unmanned Teaming - Ballistic Missile Defence - Stealth and Counter Stealth - Air Defence Weapons: Future Kill Options - Electronic Counter Measures - Air Defence Gun Ammunition - Key Trends in Integrated AD Systems Concept - Air Defence Battle Management Systems - Simulation in Ground Based AD Training - Air and AD Campaign of the Gulf War 1991 - The WZ10 vs AH 64E Debate - Air Attack - Air Defence Cause Effect
The author has dealt with each topic with great diligence and scholarly rigour, picking up the threads from the past, highlighting the contours of the present and making a reasonable prognosis by peeping into the future. This makes the book highly readable, besides providing a vast repository of some excellent reference material. A thoroughly professional work that provides an excellent coverage of contemporary issues in Air Defence.