During the final years of the 20th century, the most significant break-through in military weaponry was the concept of Stealth technology, and the first mass-produced weapon to utilize this to perfection was the F-117 Nighthawk. Originally delivered in 1982, its existence was officially denied until the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, when it entered the public spotlight over the skies of Baghdad. Illustrated with stunning color photographs of the F-117 above Iraq, and complemented by numerous personal accounts from the pilots themselves, this book explores the history and combat experience of one of the most secretive planes ever built.
"...[this is an] excellent book, full of color and black and white photographs of machines and the people who helped maintain it [sic]. As with other Osprey titles in this series, it is one I can recommend to you with confidence." -Scott Van Aken, modelingmadness.com (May 2007)
F-117 Stealth Fighter Units of Operation Desert Storm by Warren Thompson