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Finnish Air Force (Paperback)

Aviation

By Kevin Wright
Imprint: Key Publishing
Series: Air Forces
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781802822663
Published: 13th February 2023

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The Finnish Air Force operates at the world’s most northerly latitudes in an often extreme climate. During the Cold War, it was overshadowed by the Soviet Union, but remained fiercely independent. Since then, it has worked hard to deepen cooperation with its neighbours. It modernised its aircraft fleet and intends to acquire a new generation of combat aircraft through its HX fighter competition. Illustrated with over 170 photographs, this book examines the development of the Finnish Air Force from the Cold War, concentrating on its modern organisation, training and operations. It also covers its increased cooperation with neighbouring countries and NATO, and the use of reserve air strips, along with wartime mobilisation and its reserve forces. Although concentrating on the Finnish Air Force, there will also be coverage of the Finnish Army’s helicopters and HX Competition.

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About Kevin Wright

Having taught Cold War history, international security and politics at the University of Essex, Kevin Wright is also a regular contributor to several UK aviation magazines. Publications have included books on Cold War aerial intelligence, articles on contemporary topics such as Bundeswehr Special Forces, Finnish Air Force F-18 operations and many others. His lifelong interest in military aviation coupled with aerial photographic work make him well qualified to examine and evaluate Cold War aerial intelligence collection.

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