Combat Aircraft December issue - OUT NOW

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Posts: 2,128 FEATURES GULF AIR POWER 2013 Free-spending, strategically-located and with various potential threats in close proximity, the six member states of the Gulf Co-operation Council operate some of the most sophisticated combat aircraft in service anywhere in the world. Jon Lake examines how the eyes of the leading fighter manufacturers are firmly back on the Gulf 10 YEARS OF TYPHOON The Eurofighter Typhoon has been in service for 10 years, but just how much it has evolved in that time is open to debate. Combat Aircraft assesses the type’s progress and future potential SPECIAL REPORT: CAPABLE EAGLE With shrinking budgets, it is an absolute necessity to forge strong strategic partnerships towards making an efficient, capable global response when the call to arms comes. Rich Cooper reports from the recent ‘Capable Eagle’ exercise FUJI FIREPOWER Gordon Arthur attends the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s two-hour action packed extravaganza, showcasing its vehicles and helicopters in a live-fire format PAKISTAN’S AMAZING MIRAGES The Dassault Mirage III/V in Pakistan Air Force service is one of the most fascinating fighter stories. As the delta-winged fighter approaches half a century in PAF service, Alan Warnes reveals how the air arm has scoured the world for these classic fighters WILDCATS ON THE PROWL Neil Pearson embarks the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to join the F/A-18C Hornets of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three One (VFA-131) ‘Wildcats’, and finds an aircraft keeping pace with its younger sibling, the Super Hornet and much more! Combat Aircraft Monthly December issue is AVAILABLE NOW for just £4.20 from WHSmith and other leading newsagents. Alternatively, order your copy with FREE P&P* from our online shop or download a digital version here. *UK and BFPO only
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