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Title:
Jane's warship recognition guide
Author:
Faulkner, Keith, 1940-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Fully updated second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
512 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 13 x 19 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780004722115
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The essential guide to all the world's fighting ships.

Jane's Warship Recognition Guide shows you how to identify all the world's fighting ships. Fully updated since the 1996 edition, it is organized in a new way that makes it easier to look up ship types in service with more than one navy. Now you can directly compare how different fleets have armed and equipped warships from the same class. A comprehensive index has been added.

Over 200 classes of warship are covered with:

Class and ship names Weapon systems and radars Full page photographs of every warship Detailed line diagrams Key recognition features


Author Notes

Keith Faulkner is an author and a creator of children's books. Some of the tiles are The Monster in My Bedroom, Time to Play (Puppy Scooby-Doo), Spelling Machine, Asi! And Slidr Card Math.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Forewordp. 8
Introductionp. 9
About this Bookp. 18
Composite Warshipp. 20
Types of Warship Mastsp. 22
Composite Warshipp. 24
Composite Submarinep. 25
Aircraft Carriers
Charles de Gaulle Francep. 26
Clemenceau Francep. 28
Jeanne d'Arc Francep. 30
Giuseppe Garibaldi Italyp. 32
Kuznetsov Russiap. 34
Modified Kiev Russiap. 36
Principe de Asturias Spainp. 38
Chakri Naruebet Spainp. 40
Colossus/Minas Gerais UKp. 42
Hermes/Viraat UKp. 44
Invincible UKp. 46
Enterprise USAp. 48
Kitty Hawk/John F Kennedy USAp. 50
Nimitz USAp. 52
Cruisers
Vittorio Veneto Italyp. 54
De Ruyter/Almirante Grau Netherlandsp. 56
De Ruyter/Aguirre Netherlandsp. 58
Kara Russiap. 60
Kirov Russiap. 62
Kynda Russiap. 64
Slava Russiap. 66
California USAp. 68
Ticonderoga USAp. 70
Destroyers
Iroquois Canadap. 72
Luda I/II Chinap. 74
Luda III Chinap. 76
Luhai Chinap. 78
Luhu Chinap. 80
Cassard Francep. 82
George Leygues Francep. 84
Suffren Francep. 86
Tourville Francep. 88
Almirante Brown/MEKO 360 Germanyp. 90
Delhi Indiap. 92
Audace Italyp. 94
De la Penne Italyp. 96
Asagiri Japanp. 98
Haruna Japanp. 100
Hatakaze Japanp. 102
Hatsuyuki Japanp. 104
Kongou Japanp. 106
Minegumo Japanp. 108
Murasame Japanp. 110
Shirane Japanp. 112
Tachikaze Japanp. 114
Takatsuki Japanp. 116
Yamagumo Japanp. 118
Marasesti Romaniap. 120
Kashin Russiap. 122
Sovremenny Russiap. 124
Udaloy Russiap. 126
Udaloy II Russiap. 128
Daring/Ferre UKp. 130
County/Prat UKp. 132
Type 42 (Batch 1 and 2) UKp. 134
Type 42 (Batch 3) UKp. 136
Charles F Adams/Perth/Lutjens USAp. 138
Arleigh Burke USAp. 140
Fletcher/Summer USAp. 142
Gearing USAp. 144
Kidd USAp. 146
Spruance USAp. 148
Frigates
Wielingen Belgiump. 150
Annapolis Canadap. 152
Halifax Canadap. 154
Chao Phraya Chinap. 156
Jianghu I/II Chinap. 158
Jianghu III/IV Chinap. 160
Jiangwei Chinap. 162
Narasuan Chinap. 164
Niels Juel Denmarkp. 166
Thetis Denmarkp. 168
Commandante Joao Belo/Commandant Riviere Francep. 170
D'Estienne D'Orves (A69)/Drummond Francep. 172
Type F2000S/Madina Francep. 174
Floreal Francep. 176
La Fayette/Kang Ding Francep. 178
Brandenburg Germanyp. 180
Almirante Padilla/Kasturi Germanyp. 182
MEKO 140/Espora Germanyp. 184
MEKO 200/ANZAC/Yavuz/Hydra Germanyp. 186
Godavari Indiap. 188
Lupo/Artiglieri/Carvajal Italyp. 190
Maestrale Italyp. 192
Abukuma Japanp. 194
Chikugo Japanp. 196
Ulsan South Koreap. 198
Fatahillah Netherlandsp. 200
Jacob van Heemskerck Netherlandsp. 202
Karel Doorman Netherlandsp. 204
Kortenaer/Elli Netherlandsp. 206
Tromp Netherlandsp. 208
Van Speijk/Ahmad Yani Netherlandsp. 210
Oslo Norwayp. 212
Tetal Romaniap. 214
Grisha Russiap. 216
Koni Russiap. 218
Krivak Russiap. 220
Neustrashimy Russiap. 222
Parchim Russiap. 224
Baptista de Andrade/Joao Coutinho Spainp. 226
Descubierta Spainp. 228
Vosper Mk5/Alvand UKp. 230
Amazon/Tariq UKp. 232
Broadsword (Type 22 Batch 1 and 2) UKp. 234
Broadsword (Type 22 Batch 3) UKp. 236
Duke (Type 23) UKp. 238
Leander UKp. 240
Lekiu UKp. 242
Leopard/Abu Bakr UKp. 244
Niteroi UKp. 246
Salisbury/Umar Farooq UKp. 248
Tribal/Khristina Tiyahahu UKp. 250
Knox/Baleares USA/Spainp. 252
Oliver Hazard Perry USAp. 254
Garcia/Para USAp. 256
Corvettes
Inhauma Brazilp. 258
Kralj Croatiap. 260
Turunmaa Finlandp. 262
Al Manama/Victory/Muray Jib Germanyp. 264
Niki/Thetis (Type 420) Germanyp. 266
Khukri Indiap. 268
Eithne Irelandp. 270
Eilat (Saar 5) Israelp. 272
Assad/Esmeraldas/Laksamana Italyp. 274
Minerva Italyp. 276
Po Hang South Koreap. 278
Nanuchka Russiap. 280
Tarantul Russiap. 282
Goteborg Swedenp. 284
Stockholm Swedenp. 286
Khamronsin UKp. 288
Qahir UKp. 290
Badr USAp. 292
PF 103/Bayandor/Tapi USAp. 294
Rattanakosin USAp. 296
Patrol Forces
Grajau Brazilp. 298
Hainan Chinap. 300
Hegu/Houku Chinap. 302
Houjian/Huang Chinap. 304
Houxin Chinap. 306
Flyvefisken Denmarkp. 308
Helsinki Finlandp. 310
Rauma Finlandp. 312
La Combattante/Um Almaradim Francep. 314
La Combattante II/IIA/Perdana Francep. 316
La Combattante III/IIIB Francep. 318
P 400 Francep. 320
PR-72P Velarde Francep. 322
Albatros Germanyp. 324
Gepard Germanyp. 326
TNC 45 Germanyp. 328
Lurssen FPB 57 Germanyp. 330
Willemoes Germanyp. 332
Dabur Israelp. 334
Dvora/Hai Ou Israelp. 336
Hetz (Saar 4.5) Israelp. 338
Reshef (Saar 4) Israelp. 340
Super Dvora/Super Dvora Mk II Israelp. 342
Hauk Norwayp. 344
Hugin/Kaparen Norwayp. 346
Storm Norwayp. 348
Osa Russiap. 350
Pauk Russiap. 354
Stenka Russiap. 356
Turya Russiap. 358
Serviola Spainp. 360
Norrkoping Swedenp. 362
Spica-M Swedenp. 364
Azteca UKp. 366
Castle UKp. 368
Fremantle UKp. 370
Island UKp. 372
P41/Peacock/Jacinto UKp. 374
Province (Dhofar/Nyayo) UKp. 376
Ramadan UKp. 378
Al Siddiq USAp. 380
Cyclone USAp. 382
Amphibious Forces
Foudre Francep. 384
Ouragan Francep. 386
Frosch I Germanyp. 388
Jason Greecep. 390
San Georgio Italyp. 392
Osumi Japanp. 394
Ivan Rogov Russiap. 396
Polnochny Russiap. 398
Ropucha Russiap. 400
Fearless UKp. 402
Austin USAp. 404
Blue Ridge USAp. 406
Tarawa USAp. 408
Wasp USAp. 410
Whidbey Island/Harpers Ferry USAp. 412
Mine Warfare Forces
Frankenthal Germanyp. 414
Hameln Germanyp. 416
Kondor II Germanyp. 418
Tripartite Minehunter Internationalp. 420
Lerici/Gaeta Italyp. 422
Hatushima/Uwajima Japanp. 424
Oskoy/Alta Norwayp. 426
Natya I/II Russiap. 428
Landsort Swedenp. 430
Hunt UKp. 432
Sandown UKp. 434
Avenger USAp. 436
Osprey USAp. 438
Submarines
Han Chinap. 440
Agosta Francep. 442
Daphne Francep. 444
L'inflexible Francep. 446
Rubis Francep. 448
Le Triomphant Francep. 450
Type 206 Germanyp. 452
Type 209 Germanyp. 454
Sauro Italyp. 458
Harushio Japanp. 460
Walrus Netherlandsp. 462
Ula Norwayp. 464
Akula Russiap. 466
Delta Russiap. 468
Kilo Russiap. 470
Oscarll Russiap. 472
Victor III Russiap. 474
Typhoon Russiap. 476
Collins/Kockums Type 471 Swedenp. 478
Gotland (A19) Swedenp. 480
Sjoormen Swedenp. 482
Vastergotland Swedenp. 484
Swiftsure UKp. 486
Trafalgar UKp. 488
Vanguard UKp. 490
Los Angeles USAp. 492
Sturgeon USAp. 494
Ohio USAp. 496
NATO STANAG designations used in this bookp. 498
Pennant indexp. 499
Glossaryp. 502
Indexp. 503

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