Introduction /The World War II MRLS /The Cold War MRLs /Modern MRLs /Analysis and Conclusion /Bibliography /Index
This book about the fearsome multiple rocket launchers which are forever associated with the Soviet Red Army and modern Russia's armed forces and will appeal to modelers, wargamers, military historians and all those interested in military technology.
Jamie E. Prenatt is a senior analyst in the Department of Defense, with a particular interest in weapon systems development. He has over 30 years of military and civilian intelligence experience and has served in a wide range of analytic, leadership, and representational assignments. He holds an MA in Government/National Security Policy from Georgetown University. He has taught military history, wargaming, and historical miniature painting at the Smithsonian Institution for several years and intelligence studies at the university level. Adam Hook studied graphic design, and began his work as an illustrator in 1983. He specializes in detailed historical reconstructions, and has illustrated Osprey titles on subjects as diverse as the Aztecs, the Ancient Greeks, Roman battle tactics, several 19th-century American subjects, the modern Chinese Army, and a number of books in the Fortress series. His work features in exhibitions and publications throughout the world.
"This book is a great introduction and survey of Russian MLRs. Jamie Prenatt provides an excellent read into this line of weapons and should be of interest to anyone focused on military weapons. If this is your initial entry into this series, you will be pleased." - IPMS"Each system and its use in warfare is covered with lots of great photos and the superb art work or Adam Hook. It makes for an excellent look into this line of weapons and an interesting read to anyone with an interest in military weapons." - Modeling Madness