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The Development of the Base Force 1989 - 1992, Work of General Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Changes in Strategic Thinking
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the late 1940s the United States had based its national military strategy on the necessity of deterring and, if deterrence failed, successfully fighting a global war against the Soviet Union. In 1987 Joint Staff strategists began to examine some of the planning assumptions supporting this strategy.
El aprendiz de brujo. La energia nuclear y los caminos del Apocalipsis
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Desde las bombas en Hiroshima y Nagasaki tenemos una visión tenebrosa de la energía nuclear, que se refuerza cada vez que un accidente pone en riesgo a poblaciones enteras. El autor nos remonta a los días en que Marie Curie descubría reacciones físicas que revolucionarían la Medicina y nos muestra a dónde realmente han llegado. ¿Qué es la energía atómica? ¿Cuáles son sus beneficios y amenazas?
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-72: Nuclear Operations - Command and Control (C2), Deterrence, Strategic Effects, Nuclear Safety, Surety, Training
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides doctrinal guidance for the planning, organizing, and employment of Air Force nuclear forces. The Air Force role in nuclear operations is to organize, train, equip, and sustain forces with the capability to support the national security goals of deterring adversaries from attacking the US and its interests with their nuclear arsenals or other weapons of mass destruction.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management, CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management - This regulation instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the employment of National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs) in support of the National Guard homeland security, homeland defense, contingency operations, special events, incident of national significance.
Selected Works of General John Vessey, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, Soviet Union, Reagan Era, Cold War, Lebanon Bombing, Nuclear Modernization, Grenada, SDI, Peacekeeper Missile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book presents material drawn from the public record of General John W. Vessey's service—22 June 1982 through 30 September 1985—as the Tenth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Arranged in chronological order, the material is drawn from his speeches, Congressional testimony, published articles, selected correspondence and interviews.
2013 Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan (for Fiscal Year 2014) - Nuclear Test Readiness, Warheads, Nuclear Security, Workforce, Engineering
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report provides the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Fiscal Year 2014 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan. This plan continues the Administration's commitment to maintain a safe, secure, and effective deterrent without new underground nuclear testing.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-40: Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Operations (CBRN) - Proliferation Prevention, Strategic Enablers, Detection and Monitoring
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force doctrine document details principles for conducting counter-chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear operations. Topics covered include strategic enablers, proliferation prevention, detect and monitor, denial and interdiction, passive defense (sense, shape, shield, and sustain.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Operations in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) Environment, Counter CBRNE, WMD, NBC Weapons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
How Air Force installations and units operate in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosive environment is an evolving effort.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Incident Management Guidance for Major Accidents and Natural Disasters (Air Force Manual 10-2504 1) - Nuclear Weapons Accident On-Scene
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual integrates major accident and natural disaster procedures and standards.
The Missile Plains: Frontline of America's Cold War - Historic Study, Minuteman Missile Site, South Dakota, plus the History of Ellsworth AFB and 28th Bomb Wing - Missiles and the Missileers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive and unique history of the Minuteman ICBM program and related Cold War issues, focusing on missile silos in South Dakota.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team Operations - Field Manual 3-11.22 - Threats, Delivery Systems (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual serves as the foundation for Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-Civil Support Team (CST) doctrine and focuses on the organization, mission, command and control (C2), and operations of the WMD-CST.
Fighting a Nuclear-Armed Regional Opponent: Is Victory Possible? Earth Penetration Warheads, EMP, High-Altitude Nuclear Detonation (HAND), Nuclear Weapons Effects, Nuclear Proliferation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to sustain the current international system organized around American-led alliances, the United States may need to be able to confront challenges posed by revisionist powers armed with nuclear weapons.
Will the Bomber Always Get Through? The Air Force and its Reliance on Technology - Norden Bombsight Development, Nuclear Weapons, Vietnam, Success of Stealth, The Future
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyses the inherent dangers of relying too heavily, or solely, on one panacea technology to prosecute war strategy at the expense of other, essential capabilities.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.
Military Cyber Attacks and America's Vulnerable Nuclear Weapons and Defenses: DoD Task Force Report on Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This is a vital 2013 report from the U.S. Defense Department warning of serious cyber threats to the military, including the critical nuclear weapons infrastructure. The report addresses the risk of catastrophic cyber attacks and discusses the need for offensive operations.
Mind-Sets and Missiles: A First Hand Account of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Detailed Chronology of Intelligence Failures and Successes, President Kennedy and the Soviet Missiles in Cuba
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book provides a detailed chronology and analysis of the intelligence failures and successes of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The author, Mr. Kenneth Absher, contends that, when our national security is at stake, the United States should not hesitate to undertake risky intelligence collection operations, including espionage, to penetrate our adversary's deceptions.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.