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2009 - 2034 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap - Unmanned Aircraft (UAS), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), UGV Ground Vehicles, UMS Maritime Systems, Drones, Technologies, Current and Future Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This ebook provides an abridged reproduction of an important illustrated military document about current and future unmanned systems (drones and robots), Unmanned Aircraft (UAS), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), UGV Ground Vehicles, UMS Maritime Systems, and technologies - providing a comprehensive guide to the state of the art in this critical area of military technology.
New Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Calling the new girl, Lucy, odd ends up more than a tad bit of understatement. In a short period of time, she frees Amber of her inhibitions, her prestigious corporate project, her teeth, her sense of style…and her sanity. A bizarre tale of corporate cannibalism…or a generous sacrifice for a fellow human being? All depends on your perspective.
Law in a New Key: Essays on Law and Society
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
For thoughtful readers--and not particularly lawyers or scholars--engaged in the issues of the day who want something other than "easy" answers from right or left. Renowned sociologist Etzioni addresses key issues of terrorism, drone wars, TSA scanners, DNA banks, surveillance, privacy, norms of social disapproval and forgiveness, human rights, and respecting cultures; 15 trenchant essays in all.
Bull's-eye Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
You know it's a bad day when you're wearing bull's-eye red, but lunar target drones don't have a choice. It's an occupational hazard. For one target drone with secret dreams of a different career, a change of color may be the ultimate reward... but only if he can figure out how to win.
2011 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Encyclopedia: UAVs, Drones, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), Weapons and Surveillance - Roadmap, Flight Plan, Reliability Study, Systems News and Notes
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 121,310. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This comprehensive 500 page report provides detailed information about UAS aircraft and weapons systems, with reproductions of three high impact Pentagon reports along with an extensive news and notes chapter, all in one convenient ebook. There is coverage of systems used by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Homeland Security, Coast Guard, NOAA, NASA, and Customs and Border Patrol.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations in the National Airspace System: Safety Considerations, FAA Rules and Regulations, Plans for Expanded Use, Military Integration (UAVs, Drones, RPA)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This report, compiled from official sources at the Pentagon, FAA, and the GAO, reviews the status of UAS operations in the National Airspace System (NAS). It includes information about safety risks posed by UAS operations, FAA rules and regulations, plans for expanded use of unmanned aircraft, and the integration of military UAS into the airspace.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Enhancing Combat Survivability of Existing Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Components, Warning Systems, Jammers, Decoys, Shortcomings (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Combat survivability is the capability of UAS to avoid or withstand a man-made hostile environment. This report explored how to enhance the combat survivability of existing UAS. Potential survivability enhancement options: changes in tactics, improving the situation awareness of the operator, equipping with the capability to counter an incoming threat, improving payload performance, and more.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Joint Doctrine for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: The Air Force and the Army Hold the Key to Success (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science
This paper examines the differences between the Air Force's and Army's approach at meeting the demand for effective and efficient UAS operations. The first difference between the services is command and control (C2), with the analysis focusing on centralized versus decentralized C2. The second difference concerns locations and examines the benefits of remote operations over in-theater operations.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): U.S. Air Force Role in Future Air Warfare - Manned or Unmanned? (UAVs, Remotely Piloted Aircraft)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This paper examines the role of unmanned aircraft in the future of the U.S. Air Force. For over eight years the USAF has been continuously deployed to both theaters, flying tens of thousands of sorties each year—mostly manned missions, but some unmanned. The unmanned flights are primarily for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.
Charlie 12 Victor
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Price: Free! Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Captain Poole and his passenger are shot down in non-secured insurgent country. They both know, if they are found, it will likely mean an end to their lives. Attempts to launch a rescue are being planned, however all mission capable units are obligated to other critical missions. An Aide to the Secretary is able to contact the Sierra Warriors team. Will they make the rescue on time?