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Strategic Air Command SAC Missile Chronology 1939 - 1988: Full History of SAC Missiles, System Maps, Cold War, Missile Defense, ICBM, IRBM, ALCM, Thor, Atlas, Titan, Snark, Minuteman, MX Peacekeeper
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This excellent chronology of missile development milestones for the Strategic Air Command (SAC) provides a thorough history of U.S. missile programs, beginning with the first research program in 1939 for the development of rockets for aircraft assisted takeoffs.
The Story of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base 1940 - 1976, Strategic Air Command, B-29, B-50, U-2, A-10, Lucky Lady II, Tactical Air Command, F-4C Fighter, Tucson Arizona Community, Aircraft Storage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the creation of the Strategic Air Command in 1946, Davis-Monthan Field took on an new strategic role involving B-29s, B-50s, and later the all-jet B-47 bombers. The importance of the base was bolstered during the 1960s with the addition of the nation's first Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile wing and a high-technology reconnaissance unit.
Makers of the United States Air Force: USAF Leaders and Pioneers of Military Aviation - Foulois, Kenney, Vandenberg, Twining, Schriever, Davis, Quesada, George, Risner, Wright Brothers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the history of the United States Air Force and, particularly, in the role that key individuals have played in its evolution.
Chronological History of the Air National Guard and its Antecedents, 1908 - 2007 - From Pioneer Aviators in Biplanes to Responding to the 9/11 Terror Attacks
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating chronology provides a unique view of the history of the Air National Guard and its antecedents from 1908 through 2007. It is thoroughly documented and provides detailed information.
Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force - Organization of the USAF 1907-1947, Lineage of USAF Major Components, 1947 to the Present, Types of USAF Organizations
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating report surveys the evolution of the Air Force field structure from the earliest military aeronautical organizations to those comprising the modern Air Force.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) and the Alert Program: A Brief History - Nuclear Weapons Bombers and Tankers, Mid-air Refueling, B-52, Response to Soviet Cold War Threat, Command Post
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated history of the SAC Alert Force documents the efforts of thousands of dedicated aircrews, missileers, maintenance specialists, and support personnel who worked diligently to give the nation a credible deterrent force during the cold war.
Hunter Army Airfield: A History - Savannah Airport, World War II, Cold War, SAC, Wing Rotation to Reflex, Changing Strategies, Materiel Air Transport Service, Vietnam, Confronting Global Jihad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Corps needed new airbases to accommodate its growth, and in August 1940 selected Hunter Field as a light bomber training base.
Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy - Comprehensive Updated Reference on Air Force Basing History and Issues, Site Selection, BRAC Commissions, From the Army Air Corps to the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study describes military, technical, economic, and political reasoning that has influenced the location, or basing, of major flying and nonflying units in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, between 1907 and 2003. Specifically, it deals with the basing of bomber, fighter, airlift and missile units, training installations, logistic centers, and product centers.
NORAD History: North American Aerospace Defense Command Key Historical Events, Cold War and Nuclear Warfare Era, Area of Operations, Interceptor Aircraft, Cheyenne Mountain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. With the beginning of the Cold War, American defense experts and political leaders began planning and implementing a defensive air shield, which they believed was necessary to defend against a possible attack by long-range, manned Soviet bombers.
Cold War Infrastructure for Air Defense: The Fighter and Command Missions - SAC, ADC, ANG, TAC, SAGE, Alert Hangars, Simulator, Aircraft Shelters, Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of air defense fighter and command mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Airfield and Flight Operations Procedures - FM 3-04.300 - Combined Arms, Construction, Airfield Operations Battalions (AOBS), Installation Flight Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,010. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is designed to serve as a doctrinal guide focusing on the primary aspects of airfield procedures in full spectrum operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 2 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 1 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
Army Research Laboratory Technical Report: A Summary of Visual Gaze and Dwell Times for Army Pilots During Mission Simulations (ARL-TR-5900) Army Aviation Simulators
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
The Air University Pantheon of Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power Thinkers - Wright Brothers, Billy Mitchell, Robert Goddard, Hap Arnold, Claire Chennault, Theodore von Karman, and Others
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compendium offers a broad sweep of some of our service's most remarkable and memorable figures in the context of an evolving center for airpower education.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 11 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Manpads, Russian SAM, Countermeasures, Technology Trends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part 11 includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including Russian SAM, manpads, countermeasures, and technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 10 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Theater Missiles, Air Defense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Ten includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, theater missiles, and air defense.
The Air Force Handbook - An Illustrated Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.