Perspectives on where our world is heading from a vantage point in Denver, Colorado.
11 August 2014
Budget Air Power
The Iraqi Air Force exemplifies a recent trend in poor country military forces. It's air force has as a major component of its air to ground fighter complement, small Cessna general aviation aircraft fitted with Hellfire missiles originally designed for use on attack helicopters. The focus on high tech offensive weapons on budget flight platforms is typical of the trend.