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Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
Learning from the Past: Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Maskirovka Denial and Deception, Developing a Cover Story, Operation ANADYR, Getting the Cubans on Board, Disingenuous Diplomacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the use by the Soviets of denial and deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Essential Guide to Modern North Korea: Federal Research Country Study with Comprehensive Information and Analysis - Political, Economic, Social, National Security, Nuclear Program, Cult of Kim Family
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this ebook reproduces the official Library of Congress Federal Research Division Country Study of North Korea.
Taiwan's Former Nuclear Weapons Program: Nuclear Weapons On-Demand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Thirty years ago, in 1988, the United States secretly moved to end once and for all Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program, just as it was nearing the point of being able to rapidly break out to build nuclear weapons. Because intense secrecy has followed Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program and its demise, this book is the first account of that program’s history and dismantlement.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,760. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: 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.
Air Force Intelligence Role in Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - ISR, Targeting, Predictive Analysis, Gaps, HUMINT, SIGINT, IMINT, Counterproliferation, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force intelligence professionals play key roles in combating weapons of mass (WMD) destruction at combatant commands and components and national intelligence agencies.
Pakistan's Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk - Indo-Pakistani Nuclear Confrontation, Risk of Nuclear War in South Asia, Pakistan Economy, Nuclear Power, Demographics, Alternative Ethnic Futures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal and the risk of war in South Asia, including India. Normally, the risk of war between Pakistan and India and possible nuclear escalation would be bad enough.
Protecting America: Cold War Defensive Sites - Concise History of the Cold War and U.S. Military Sites, Extensive Bibliography and Source Information - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic contexts section of this study is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the origins and evolution of the Cold War from World War II until the death of Josef Stalin in 1953.
Essential Guide to the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty: Russian Violation With 9M729 Missile, Implications of Trump Administration Withdrawal from Treaty, China's Missile Program
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Arms control
Three comprehensive reports about the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and the implications of the Trump Administration withdrawal based on violations by Russia, have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Prevent, Counter, and Respond - A Strategic Plan to Reduce Global Nuclear Threats, 2019 to 2023: Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Terrorism Threats from IND or RDD, Fuel Cycle for HEU and Plutonium
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The FY 2019 edition focuses on major changes in the threat environment and in DOE/NNSA's nuclear and radiological threat reduction programs. These developments, such as continued concerns over Iran's nuclear aims, constitute a very serious challenge to the global nuclear nonproliferation regime, as well as incident preparedness and response planning.
Preventing Catastrophe: U.S. Policy Options for Management of Nuclear Weapons in South Asia - India and Pakistan Proliferation Threat, Strategic Delivery Capability, Conflict in Kashmir, NPT
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This paper highlights the threat in "The Nuclear Catastrophe," a gripping projection of the worst-case scenario on the current realities of the Indian subcontinent. Written a year after the "catastrophe," it vividly describes the events leading up to the disaster as well as the grim aftermath of a South Asian nuclear war.
China and North Korea: The Leverage Dilemma - 2018 Study of Nuclear Weapons Buildup and History of Negotiations, Six-Party Talks and Multinational Efforts, Altering Behavior and Denuclearization
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Through analysis of China and North Korea's alliance formation, the first and second nuclear crises, and the Six Party Talks, this study contends that China alone does not have enough leverage to alter North Korea's behavior because diplomatic ties are not as close as some may believe.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
Directed Energy Weapon System for Ballistic Missile Defense - Free-Electron Lasers or Space-based Relay Mirrors Providing Multi-layered Defense Against Attacks from Russia, China, Iran, or North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the twenty-first century, space has replaced the seas as the ultimate frontier for commerce, technology, and national security. Interdiction capabilities navigating through space affords maximum opportunities for missile interception on a global scale.
Nuclear Weapons Encyclopedia: The Effects of Nuclear Weapons (Glasstone and Dolan Reference on Atomic Explosions), Nuclear Matters Handbook (Practical Guide to American Nuclear Delivery Systems)
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 285,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique compilation of two vital national security documents provides an encyclopedic review of nuclear weapons.
Hitting a Bullet with a Bullet: A History of Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) - Nike, Sprint and Spartan, Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) Star Wars, Patriot versus Scud Gulf War, THAAD, Lasers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a concise yet authoritative history of anti-missile systems, Ballistic Missile Defense, from the early years after World War II though the start of the 21st century.

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