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United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests: Project Trinity 1945-46, Operation Crossroads 1946, Operation Sandstone 1948 - Technical Data, Nuclear Test Personnel Review
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three fascinating reports from the U.S. government provide exclusive details about early American atmospheric atomic tests: Trinity (the first atomic weapon ever exploded), Crossroads, and Sandstone.
Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control, and Campaign Planning - Counterattack, Attacks on U.S. Carriers and Naval Battle Groups, People's Liberation Army (PLA)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
China has mixed nuclear, nuclear-capable, and conventionally armed missiles into its theater (or campaign)-level forces. It has worked to perfect ballistic missiles that can attack moving targets at sea.
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This impasse poses several risks beyond the obvious one of a breakdown in U.S.-Russian relations and the easily foreseeable bilateral consequences thereof.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development and Modernization Controversy, U.S. - Russian Reset, Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW), Arms Control Options, START
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides the complete history of tactical nuclear weapons starting with the early days of the Cold War, along with unique up-to-date insights into the future of tactical nukes in Europe and Asia.
Russian Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future - Strategy, Doctrine, Relationship to Conventional Forces, Tactical Nukes, New START and Nonproliferation, Threats, Putin, Lavrov
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides unique insights into the Russian nuclear arsenal, arms control, and American-Russian relationship.
Atomo Rosso - Storia della forza strategica sovietica 1945-1991
By Alessandro Lattanzio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Saggio sulla storia della crescita militare e strategica dell'Unione Sovietica.
21st Century Defense Science Board Report: Assessment of Nuclear Monitoring and Verification Technologies (January 2014) - Difficulty of Detecting Secret Nuclear Weapons Activity
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Defense Science Board, issued in January 2014 and widely reported in the media, discusses the difficulty of detecting secret nuclear weapons activity and recommends improvements of nuclear monitoring and verification technologies.
El aprendiz de brujo. La energia nuclear y los caminos del Apocalipsis
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014. 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?
The Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis & Communism: Intelligence Secrets Revealed - Indications
By Randy Luethye
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,960. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These eBooks are a compilation of formerly classified documents from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Photographic Interpretation Center (NPIC), the National Security Agency (NSA), as well as the actual letters between President John F. Kennedy and the leader of the Soviet Union, Nikita Krushchev. "Indications" & "Missiles of October" have over 600 pages.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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 V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
The Development of the Base Force 1989 - 1992, Work of General Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, Changes in Strategic Thinking
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
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
By Progressive Management
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.
To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program - Encyclopedic Coverage of Nike, ABM, ICBM, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, IRBM History with Comprehensive Details
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the missile programs of the United States during the Cold War era, with extraordinary details about the headline programs of Nike Ajax, Nike Hercules, ABM, Safeguard, BOMARC, ICBM, Atlas, Titan I and II, Minuteman I, II and III, Jupiter, Thor, and Snark.