Anil R. Pustam is a writer and author on military aviation, one of his interests being small air forces. He has been published in the US, UK, Germany, Australia and elsewhere. His book Attack Aircraft and Bombers of the World was published in July 2004. A book on US bombers is in progress.
Articles by this writer
Operation Iraqi Freedom, while not a model for future conflict, still provides pointers to how far the US has progressed along the path to fielding capabilities that are increasingly important in the emerging American way of war.
The importance of air power in modern military operations is now beyond dispute. New-generation combat aircraft, packed with the latest technologies and armed with modern weapons do not come cheaply.