Finnish Air Force faces the 1990s
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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English


  • Finland. -- Ilmavoimat,
  • Aeronautics, Military -- Finland,
  • Air defenses -- Finland

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard A. Bitzinger.
ContributionsRand Corporation.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17627555M

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