Author: Marriott, Leo
Publisher: Airlife Publishing
Binding: Pictorial Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New book, 128 pages. By nature, the modern warship must basically fight in three seperate environments - on the surface of the sea, under the surface and in the air above. This is a concise, detailed and colour-illustrated guide to modern warships from around the world. To give a balanced picture it is not only the major vessels that are described but also representatives of smaller craft such as fast corvettes, attack craft and minesweepers. For convenience and ease of reference the ships are grouped according to the follwoing broad classifications - Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Major Warships, Destroyers and Frigates, Small Warships, Amphibious Warfare and Logistic Support Vessels. Details include Displacement, Length, Draught, Power Plant, Speed and Range, Complement, Missiles Carried, Guns and Sensors.