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Road to Gold
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Matt "Sweetwater" Sullivan's dream of becoming a Navy pilot could not possibly have prepared him for the body-numbing pace of basic training with a class of bewildered beginners. With grit, verve, and determination, Matt would survive the "Pensacola Pressure-Cooker" and go on to Saufley Field to meet the grueling demands of the Navy's basic flight program.
US Naval Aviation in the new millennium
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Cold War ended and draw-back and draw-down the USN and Marine corps has drastically re-structured its battle order and equipment several times. In the first decade of the new millennium the F-14 Tomcat has been retired early to save operating costs the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet equips the VFA units while the VFMA at the end of the decade fly the f/A-18 Hornet and V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor.
HSA and BAe Hawk
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
One of the few post-WW II airplanes to be ordered straight off the drawing board. There were no prototypes of the HSA 1150 *BAe Hawk T.!. That is still in production in the new millennium as an Lead-in Fighter Trainer (LIFT) and with the USN as a on-board carrier trainer the Goshawk, now in its Boeing T.2 form with full digital cockpit. NATO Trainnig in Canada uses the 127 type.with combat wing.
Barges to Battleships: Puget Sound Military Shipbuilding Vol I Minesweeepers
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Minesweepers built in Puget Sound shipyards