Author(s): Christopher F. Foss
Every tank and AFV is in use today. Since the publication of the first edition in 1996, "Jane's Tanks Recognition Guide" has sold over 32,000 copies worldwide and remains the most authoritative and comprehensive military vehicle handbook available. In this user-friendly format, studying tanks and AFVs either on the move, at displays and shows or at home is now even easier. This compact fully-illustrated encyclopedia is based on resources from the Jane's Information Group, so you can be sure to distinguish key features of the all modern military vehicles in service today with confidence. It covers chapters such as Introduction Tanks Tracked APCS/Weapons; Carriers 4x4 Vehicles; 6x6 Vehicles 8x8; Vehicles; Self Propelled Guns; and Glossary.
Chris F Foss has been writing on armoured fighting vehicles and artillery systems since 1970 and has written and edited well over 60 books on this and allied subjects including air defence systems. He has also edited a major defence magazine and contributed on a wide range of land based weapon systems to countless magazines world wide. Besides lecturing on AFVs around the world Foss has also driven well over 40 tracked and wheeled armoured vehicles and chaired a number of major defence conferences on armoured fighting vehicles and artillery systems. He is married with 3 grown up children.