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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Air Force -- Tactical aviation.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPlanning future United States fighter forces.
    StatementKevin N. Lewis.
    ContributionsUnited States. Air Force., Project Air Force (U.S.), Rand Corporation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG633 .L454 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1413810M
    ISBN 100833014161
    LC Control Number93023131

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