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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.
Ground Warfare in 2050: How It Might Look - Battlefield of the Future with Advanced Military Technologies, Cyber-Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Robots, Aerial Platforms and Artificial Intelligence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
This report offers a brief technological forecast of selected military technologies and their employment in ground warfare in the year 2050. This document is a think piece presenting the author's opinions, intended for stimulating discussion and ongoing exploration of future directions in military technology.
Toward Mach 2: The Douglas D-558 Program - Skystreak and Skyrocket Early Transonic Research Aircraft (NASA SP-4222)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
This official NASA history report - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a history of research with the D-558 Skystreak and Skyrocket supersonic airplane at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in California.
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.
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.
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.
21st Century Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Reliability Study – Predator, Pioneer, Hunter, UAS – Power, Propulsion, Flight Control, Communication, Human Factors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
This important Department of Defense document, issued by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, presents a comprehensive study of the reliability of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The combined U.S. military UAV fleet (Predators, Pioneers, and Hunters) reached the 100,000 cumulative flight hour mark, a milestone that is a good point at which to assess the reliability of these UAVs.
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.
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.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 7 - ELINT Grab and Poppy, Missile Warning MIDAS, Polar Orbiting Meteorological Satellites
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: October 30, 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 three aspects of military satellite programs: the Grab and Poppy ELINT satellites used for electronic intelligence; the MIDAS missile defense space-based infrared early warning satellites, and a history of the military polar orbiting meteorological satellite program.
Pushing the Horizon: Seventy-Five Years of High Stakes Science and Technology at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) - Thomas Edison, V-2, Vanguard, Operation Crossroads, Cold War Nuclear Secrets
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,930. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique history explores the origin, development, and accomplishments of NRL over the last 75 years. It analyzes the personalities, institutional culture, and influences of what has become one of the preeminent research laboratories within the United States.
2009-2047 U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and UAV Flight Plan - Current Program, Action Plan, Nano, Micro, Man-Portable, Air-Launched, Predator, Reaper, Global Hawk, Raven
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,670. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
The 2009-2047 U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and UAV Flight Plan has information on the current program and action plan, the platforms (nano, micro, man-portable, air-launched, Predator, Reaper, Global Hawk, Raven, Wasp), evolution of capabilities, manpower and pilot training issues, and much more. This Plan is an actionable plan to achieve the USAF vision for the future of UAS.
20th Century Atomic Bomb and Nuclear Weapon History - Manhattan Project and the Nevada Test Site Official History Documents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Learn about the history of America's development and testing of nuclear weapons from this reproduction of two important Energy Department publications: The Manhattan Project - Making the Atomic Bomb, and Origins of the Nevada Test Site. They provide exclusive details of the extraordinary development program known as the Manhattan Project and the early days of the Cold War.
2012 Review of Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Issues - Current and Future Plans for DOD Drones for Surveillance and Combat, Policy Options
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
This unique ebook presents two up-to-date U.S. government reports on the current status and future plans for Department of Defense unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and unmanned aerial systems, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Aviation Urban Operations (FM 3-06.1) Fixed and Rotary Wing Aviation (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,770. 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 Multiservice Procedures for Aviation Urban Operations Field Manual (FM 3-06.1) covers the planning and conduct of air attacks in urban settings.
Hacking the Defense Innovation Ecosystem Enterprise: A Comparative Analysis - Highlighting Non-traditional Acquisition Authorities, Acting Entrepreneurially To Disrupt Status-Quo Bureaucracies
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science
We comparatively analyze the DoD's innovation ecosystem to understand the communities that make up the ecosystem and how they apply various acquisition authorities, techniques, or processes to accelerate future capabilities to the warfighter, and across the Defense Acquisition System.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Vulnerability Analysis - FM 3-14 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Vulnerability Analysis Field Manual (FM 3-14) deals with NBC weapons of mass destruction. This FM has been converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.

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