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2017 U.S. Navy Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Ships, and Equipment: Updated Program Guide - Aircraft, Jets, Carriers, Submarines, Missiles, Electronics, Surface Combatants, Science, Technology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fully illustrated and updated for 2017, this massive report provides details about hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - patrol craft, carriers, ships, aircraft, nuclear submarines, transports, helicopters, electronic systems, and much more. Every major ongoing project of the Navy is comprehensively described in the 2017 Navy Program Guide.
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
U.S. Army OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide, World Weapons Guide, Encyclopedia of Arms and Weapons - Vehicles, Recon, Infantry, Rifles, Rocket Launchers, Aircraft, Antitank Guns, Tanks, Assault Vehicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a spectacular guide to weapons organized by categories of equipment. This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) serves as a guide for use in training, simulations, and modeling, providing the basic characteristics of selected equipment and weapons systems readily available to the capabilities-based OPFOR.
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round
You set the price! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
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In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
Failure is Not an Option: A Root Cause Analysis of Failed Acquisition Programs - Case Studies of Future Combat Systems, Comanche Helicopter, Polar and SATCOM Satellites, Presidential Helicopter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
By studying a subset of cancelled major defense acquisition programs, it is possible to achieve a better understanding of root causes for failure and analyze whether there are commonalities among the root causes for failure to apply to future programs.
The Iron Triangle Manifested: U.S. Air Force Tanker Lease 2001-2005 Case Study: KC-767 Aircraft Infamous Procurement Scandal, Boeing, Senator John McCain, Rumsfeld, In-flight Refueling, Media Outcry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book is an analysis of the proposed lease of the KC-767 tanker aircraft, which was one of the most infamous procurement scandals of the post-Cold War era.
Facing Uncertainty: The Role of the M1 Abrams Tank in U.S. Army of 2015-2025 - Hybrid Threats and Combined Arms Maneuver, Case Study of Israel Merkava Tank in Operations Cast Lead and Protective Edge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to inform the future role of the M1 Abrams tank by analyzing hybrid threat trends, understanding U.S. Army force structure challenges, and determining the relevancy of combined arms maneuver in the future operating environment.
The Archer's Tale: An Examination of English Archers During the Hundred Years War and Their Impact on Warfare and Society - Medieval England's Use of Large Infantry Formations with Longbows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Much of England's success in the Hundred Years War is attributed to England's use of large infantry formations made up of commoners armed with the longbow. A variety of factors including the Black Death and the amalgamation of several cultures, created a society in England with a relatively high degree of social mobility.
Tracking Next-Generation Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) into 2035 - RFID Radio Frequency Tags, Efficient Logistics Operations, Supply Chains, In-Transit Visibility, Enhanced Situational Awareness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mobile & Wireless Communications
This paper explores the advances in automatic identification technology, specifically radio frequency identification, and seeks to exploit these capabilities for use in the Department of Defense (DOD) supply chain.
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Retreat to Corunna
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The Retreat to Corunna was a spectacular defeat for the British Army, yet it managed to save its reputation by carrying out one of the great fighting retreats of military history.

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