This colourful and informative book features the most important military fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft currently in service around the world plus transporters who provide essential logistical support for both ground and air units. Featured are the most important military fixed-wing aircraft currently in service include the warplanes currently in US service such as the B1 and B2 bombers, the F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat. Also featured are the warplanes and helicopters that are a crucial part of NATO's air defence network such as the Tornado, Harrier, Eurofighter Typhoon and PAH-2 Tiger. In addition the book contains the most important airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft in service such as the Sentry, E-767 and Mainstay. Each aircraft is illustrated by a full-colour photograph and accompanied by text that describes its design, development and deployment history plus a full specification table which includes information on crew, length, height, maximum speed, date deployed, manufacturer and system.