An Illustrated Guide to Weapons of the Special Forces

Author(s): Max Walmer

Tanks, aircraft, vehicles

This volume examines the roles of the Special Forces in military and para-military situations, the development of tailor-made weapons for such forces, and adaptations of "conventional" arms for special uses. The text includes a survey of small arms and other weapons used by the Special Forces, including silenced pistols and missile launchers. The section on technology explains new developments in weaponry and methods used by forces, with an examination of ammunition, stun and other grenades, daggers and crossbows, and specialized equipment such as body communications.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780861014385SECA
  • : Salamander Books Ltd
  • : Salamander Books
  • : 215mm X 115mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Max Walmer
  • : Hardback
  • : 623.4
  • : 120
  • : 100 colour illustrations