Ejército del Aire y del Espacio
The Spanish Air Force from 1939 to the Present DaySeries:
Imprint: Helion and Company
82 Pages, 8.25 x 11.7 in, 34 b/w photos, 29 color ills, 55 color photos, 15 color profiles, 3 maps, 1 diagram, 59 tables
- April 2023
The book contains the designation and location of all units supporting the combat forces. In the case of air defense,the locations and types of radar are described in detail. The air-to-air and air-to-ground exercise and training ranges are also included. Mention is made of flight personnel (pilots),ground personnel (mechanics) and civilian personnel in the service of the EdA.
In relation to armament, each of the types of weapons with which aircraft are equipped (bombs, missiles, torpedoes,cannons, and machine guns) are briefly described. The weapons for the defense of air bases are also described.
An extensive reference to the Spanish aeronautical industry is also included. A section describes the international missions that the EdA has carried out in the past and present.
Finally, the book describes the means that the EdA employs to support aircraft and personnel stationed at air bases. Ejército del Aire y del Espacio summarizes the history of the EdA from its creation in 1939 at the end of the Spanish Civil War, to the present day. It is divided into five periods: 1939–1952; 1953–1969; 1970–1999; 2000–2020; and the future from 2021.