Cover of: Airborne | Tom Clancy

About the Book

They are America's front lines--serving proudly in forward areas around the world. Representing the very best from the Army and Air Force, the Airborne Task Force is an unstoppable combination of manpower and firepower. Now, Tom Clancy examines this elite branch of our nation's armed forces. With pinpoint accuracy and a style more compelling than any fiction, the acclaimed author of Executive Orders delivers an fascinating account of the Airborne juggernaut--the people, the technology, and Airborne's mission in an ever-changing world... * Two Tom Clancy "mini-novels"--real world scenarios involving the airborne task force * Airborne's weapons of the 21st century, including the Javelin anti-tank missile, the fiber-optically guided N-LOS fire support system, and the Joint Strike Fighter * 18 weeks: Life in an Airborne Alert Brigade * Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams PLUS: An in-depth interview with the incoming commander of the 18th Airborne Corps, General John Keen

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-326).

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
356/.166/0973
Library of Congress
UD483 .C55 1997

The Physical Object

Pagination
xix, 326 p. :
Number of pages
326

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL313199M
Internet Archive
airborneguidedto00clan
ISBN 10
0425157709
LC Control Number
97224023
OCLC/WorldCat
37782673
Library Thing
322307
Goodreads
19689
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