Latin American Fighters: A History of Fighter Jets in Service with Latin American Air Arms
- Latin American Fighters: A History of Fighter Jets in Service with Latin American Air Arms
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This book for the first time describes the military fighter jet aviation in Latin America. It covers the eventful history of fighter jets in 17 countries, ranging from Mexico in the north down to Argentina in the south.
Each country is covered type by type in chronological order. Information on each type is being provided related to purchase, squadron service, losses, upgrades and service history. Each type ends with a table covering the number of delivered aircraft, different types and subtypes, delivery dates and known serial numbers.
An appendix lists the existing plastic scale model kits in 1/72, 1/48 and 1/32 scale, as well as decal sheets in regards to the 17 Latin American air forces featured in the book.
Iñigo Guevara is a CONACYT fellow currently undertaking a Master’s in Security Studies at Georgetown University. He is a graduate of the Strategy and Defense Policy course (SDP 2008) at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS) of the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. and holds a Diploma in Public Security Administration from the Instituto de Administración Pública del Estado de Querétaro (IAPQ). He has a BA in International Trade from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM). His main research comprises Latin American armed forces, conventional arms transfers, orders of battle and procurement policy analysis. He recently (January 2009) presented a report on the civil society’s role in arms transfer monitoring to the OAS Security Council.