This comprehensive examination of Soviet air power analyzes the three branches of the USSR Military Air Forces & Frontal Aviation, Long-Range Aviation, and Military Air Transport and Naval Aviation and the National Air Defense, emphasizing World War II and postwar developments.

Introduction -- Evolution of Soviet Air Power -- Overall Organization of the Soviet Military Forces -- The Soviet Air Force -- Soviet Air Defense -- Naval Aviation -- Soviet Projection of Power -- Soviet Air Power Today -- Nato and Soviet Systems for Designating Aircraft -- Selected List of Soviet Aircraft