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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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual integrates major accident and natural disaster procedures and standards.
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: 126,040. 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.
Nuclear Weapons: Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, Environmental Monitoring to Verify Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaties
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three authoritative reports provide unique information about nuclear weapons testing and the verification of nuclear nonproliferation treaties: (1) The Containment of Underground Nuclear Explosions, (2) Seismic Verification of Nuclear Testing Treaties, (3) Environmental Monitoring for Nuclear Safeguards.
Nuclear Navy Encyclopedia - Comprehensive History of Naval Nuclear Propulsion for Submarines and Aircraft Carriers - First Atomic Subs, Hyman Rickover, Nuclear Fuel Management, Reactors
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 272,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Discover the fascinating stories and history of the U.S. Navy nuclear program. With five official histories and reports, this unique compilation provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this amazing story.
Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Vision: An Atomic Shield and Sword for Conquest - Iraq's Enemies, Iran, Israel, Osirak Airstrike, Duelfer Report, A.Q. Khan, WMD
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines why Saddam Hussein pursued nuclear weapons and, as a basic aspect of that question, how he might have employed that capability had he acquired it, whether for deterrence, warfighting, or something else.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.
Military Cyber Attacks and America's Vulnerable Nuclear Weapons and Defenses: DoD Task Force Report on Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Nuclear Terrorism: Official Response Plans for the Aftermath of a Nuclear Detonation (IND), National Capital Region, Washington, DC Planning Example - Prompt Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Evacuation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The terrifying prospect of nuclear terrorism striking an American city is the subject of these two reports: National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism and Analysis of Sheltering and Evacuation Strategies for a National Capital Region Nuclear Detonation Scenario.
Russia and Arms Control: Are There Opportunities for the Obama Administration? Putin, Lavrov, START and INF Treaty, BMD and Missile Defense, ASATS, Plesetsk, Ukraine, Space Weapons
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This impasse poses several risks beyond the obvious one of a breakdown in U.S.-Russian relations and the easily foreseeable bilateral consequences thereof.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
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, and 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.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-40: Counter-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Operations (CBRN) - Proliferation Prevention, Strategic Enablers, Detection and Monitoring
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,150. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: 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.
"Dirty Bomb" Attack: Assessing New York City's Level of Preparedness from a First Responder's Perspective - RDD Threats, Terrorists, Nuclear Terrorism, Meters and Monitors, Sheltering in Place
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
In order to reduce the probability, lessen the risk, and minimize the consequences of a Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD), or "dirty bomb," attack, NYC's first responders must be adequately prepared for its seemingly inevitable occurrence.
NORAD History: North American Aerospace Defense Command Key Historical Events, Cold War and Nuclear Warfare Era, Area of Operations, Interceptor Aircraft, Cheyenne Mountain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. With the beginning of the Cold War, American defense experts and political leaders began planning and implementing a defensive air shield, which they believed was necessary to defend against a possible attack by long-range, manned Soviet bombers.
History of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) - Nuclear Weapons, Cold War Strategy, Service Rivalries, Arms Control
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unclassified history is of the US Strategic Command that was established on June 1, 1992, and disestablished on October 1, 2002.
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.