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The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
Bogeys and Bandits
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Former naval aviator and award-winning military writer Robert Gandt had the chance to return to his old base to fly one of the fastest, sleekest jets in the world. In Bogeys and Bandits he takes the reader along for the ride.
21st Century Chinese Military Issues: People's Republic of China's Nuclear Force Modernization - Command and Control, Undersea Nuclear Forces, BMD Countermeasures, Chinese Space Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,970. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This ebook provides a reproduction of an important Naval War College document, China's Nuclear Force Modernization, part of the Newport Papers series, with information on nuclear weapons and missiles, command and control, undersea nuclear forces, ballistic missile defense countermeasures, and the Chinese space program.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Combat Net Radio Operations (FM 11-32) SINCGARS, Battlefield Radio (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,890. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Combat Net Radio Operations Field Manual (FM 11-32) covers the use of single-channel radios on the modern battlefield.
U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers: Carrier Battle Groups, Airplanes, Flight Operations, History and Evolution from Escort Carriers to Nuclear-powered Supercarriers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,550. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Explore America's fleet of aircraft carriers with this unique report featuring details about these awesome machines and their storied history. This massive 500-page compilation also includes the latest Navy Program Guide document, providing an overview of key systems, programs, and initiatives of the Navy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: The Army in Multinational Operations (FM 100-8) Nations, Coalitions, Alliances in War and Peacekeeping (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Army in Multinational Operations Field Manual (FM 100-8) covers the fundamentals of multinational operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: River-Crossing Operations - FM 90-13 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the River-Crossing Operations Field Manual (FM 90-13) describes how divisions and brigades conduct river crossings. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
The Roswell Incident: Case Closed, The Official Air Force Report on Alleged UFO Crash Sites and Alien Bodies from 1947 - Witness Statements, High Dive and Excelsior, Secret Experiments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology
This is a reproduction of the official U.S. Air Force report on the “Roswell Incident” of 1947. The USAF states: "The "Roswell Incident" refers to an event that supposedly happened in July, 1947, wherein the Army Air Forces (AAF) allegedly recovered remains of a crashed "flying disc" near Roswell, New Mexico... the material recovered near Roswell was consistent with a balloon device."
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Who’s Who of U.S. Army Military Intelligence - Biographies of Major Figures including Famous People and Celebrities from Alsop to Weinberger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
This is literally an A to Z "who's who" set of biographies of major figures in the history of Military Intelligence. Some of the prominent people in this comprehensive document: Charles F. Berlitz * John Birch * Aaron Burr * Alfred "Fred" Friendly * Henry Kissinger * Robert E. Lee * Walter Lippman * Douglas MacArthur * Tony Randall * Harriet Tubman * George Washington * Caspar Weinberger.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 9 - National Reconnaissance Commentaries and Reviews
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume reproduces interesting reviews and commentaries from National Reconnaissance, Journal of the Discipline and Practice, and Space Sentinel Select.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 5 - NRO Leaders, Founders, Pioneers, and the Robert Perry History Volume IV
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers additional aspects of the history of the NRO as an organization, with a special focus on leaders, pioneers, and founders. It also includes the "lost" Volume IV history written by Robert Perry.
Spyplanes and National Reconnaissance in the 20th Century: The Amazing Story of the U-2 Program, A-12 Oxcart, Francis Gary Powers Incident, Cuba Missile Crisis, Aquatone and Genetrix Projects
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This CIA History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A-12 OXCART. It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: NBC Protection (FM 3-4) Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Hazards (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,180. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the NBC Protection Field Manual (FM 3-4) covers the use of protective gear, test equipment, and existing structures by soldiers in the field to protect against nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons threats.
2011 Defense Acquisitions: Assessments of Selected Weapon Programs by the GAO - Army, Navy, Air Force Weapons Systems including UAS, Missiles, Ships, F-35, Carriers, NPOESS, Osprey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is GAO’s ninth annual assessment of Department of Defense (DOD) weapon system acquisitions, an area that is on GAO’s high-risk list. The report is in response to the mandate in the joint explanatory statement to the DOD Appropriations Act, 2009. It includes observations on the performance of DOD’s 2010 portfolio of 98 major defense acquisition programs.
Roadside Bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) - America's Effort to Target and Defeat Homemade Explosives in Afghanistan and Iraq - Electronics, Surveillance, Dogs, and More
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
The threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and roadside bombs to American and coalition troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, and America's efforts to target and defeat those explosives, is the subject of this comprehensive report, compiled from numerous official documents.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army Theater Missile Defense Operations (FM 100-12) Ballistic and Cruise Missiles (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Army Theater Missile Defense Operations Field Manual (FM 100-12) covers the defense against theater missiles.
From Runway to Orbit: Reflections of a NASA Engineer - Revelations about the Space Shuttle, Challenger Accident, X-15, Lifting Body Program, NASP, Hypersonics and the X-33 (NASA SP 2004-4109)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,290. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating account by the former chief scientist of the Dryden Flight Research Center of the major space and aeronautical developments of the last 40 years, including the Space Shuttle, X-15, X-33, the lifting body program, the National Aerospace Plane (NASP), and more.
Evolution of Aircraft Carriers: The History of U.S. Navy Carriers, USS Langley, Early Tests and Developments, World War II and Beyond
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
Here is the complete text of a unique and valuable Naval Historical Center document, Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. which chronicles the history of carriers since the mobile airfield idea was initially conceived to the nuclear supercarrier.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Convoy Survivability Training Support Package - Defense Against Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and Roadside Bombs (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important U.S. Army Training Support Package document presents information on enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures for attacking convoys in Iraq (and now Afghanistan), as well as U.S. measures in effect to counter them.