By David Nicolle, Graham Turner
The eighth century heralded the beginning of a golden age within the historical past of the Islamic international. at the moment, the Sunni Muslim 'Abb?sid Caliphate, with its capital at Baghdad, governed nearly the total Islamic international. Islamic army strength peaked within the ninth century, yet through the tip of this golden age within the eleventh century, the 'Abb?sid Caliphs had little political and nearly no army strength. that includes various pictures of artefacts and 8 complete color plates by means of Graham Turner, David Nicolle's booklet examines the recruitment, association, weaponry and uniforms of the armies of the Caliphates from 862-1098.
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Same year the interceptor, 'Blue 710', was further modified by fitting the wings of the recce aircraft ('Blue 601') and new stabilators previously tested on another development MiG-25 ('Blue 502'). More modifications followed in 1976, this time to the electrical and control systems. The aircraft was used as a test-bed until withdrawn from use in April 1977. The modified recce aircraft continued flying for some time. In the summer of 1977 Fedotov bettered his own altitude world records. On 22nd June he took the aircraft to 37,800m (124,015ft) with a 2,000kg (4,409lb) payload, and reached 37,650m (123,523ft) on 31st August with no payload.
To this end, it was to be equipped with the brand-new 'Smerch-100' radar, later renamed 'Zaslon' (Shield), and armed with the equally new R-100 missiles. 5. Later, the requirements changed, especially regarding speed, and the project was discon- tinued. As for the radar, a refined version (SBI16 'Zaslon') was later installed in the MiG-31. MiG-25 with MiG-29 Weapons System Experience gained in local wars gave rise to the idea of fitting the MiG-25 with the weapons package of the MiG-29 tactical fighter.
The 'Shar-25' suite was speedy and could work in a jumbled radio signal environment, picking out assorted transmitters. It could detect modern radars with a complex emission spectrum and quickly relay data to ground command centres. 'Blue 701', a MiG-25RBK used for a variety of record breaking flights. Yurii Popov The MiG-25RBK to 'RBF and MiG-25RBS to 'RBSh upgrades were done at VVS repair shops as the aircraft came in for overhaul. MiG-25RR Radiation Intelligence Eight MiG-25RBVs were fitted with 'Vysota' (Altitude) equipment and filter canisters under the wings for air sampling at high altitude so as to detect radioactivity.
Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098 (Men-at-Arms) by David Nicolle, Graham Turner