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Naval Mines in the 21st Century: Can NATO Navies Meet the Challenge? Sea Mines, Danger to Shipping, Sea Lines of Communication (SLOCS), Mine Warfare and Countermeasures (MCM), New Technology Mines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the current challenge of defending against sea and naval mines.
The Mineless Battlespace: Shaping the Future Battlefield without Conventional Landmines - History and Evolution of Landmines, Support for the Ban, Humanitarian Crisis, Doctrines for Alternatives
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,510. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the ability of the United States Army to shape the battlefield without the use of conventional landmines.
Enhancing Adaptability of U.S. Military Forces: Report of the Defense Science Board 2010 Study - Industry Acquisition Process, Focused Intelligence Support for Future Operations, Mission Assurance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report offers important recommendations for how the Department of Defense can better face the rapidly changing security environment of the 21st century by increasing its adaptability.
The Politics of Naval Innovation - Studies of Historical Cases of How Technologically Advanced Systems Went From the Drawing Board to the Fleet, Tomahawk Cruise Missile, AEGIS Combat System
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines how innovations in technology and doctrine can help trigger revolutions in military affairs by studying historical cases of how technologically advanced systems found their way from the drawing board to the fleet.
Cruise Missiles for the U. S. Navy: An Exemplar of Innovation in a Military Organization - Sperry's Aerial Torpedo, Project Aphrodite, Gorgon Missile, Drones, Regulus, Harpoon, Tomahawk
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book traces the development of the cruise missile by the U.S. Navy.
Armored Force: The Rapid Development of a Uniquely American Force - Stagnation During the Interwar Years, Birth, Lessons Learned in North Africa, Other Tank Forces in Western Europe, World War II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although initially delayed by neglect of the tank forces during the interwar period, the United States successfully developed a uniquely American armored force to lead the Allied advance across Western Europe.
Strategic Acquisition of Navy Unmanned Systems: Analysis and Options – Robotics Innovation, Porter Diamond Framework, CI and Defense Demand Complementarity, Killer Applications, UAV, Drones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have many emerging robotics needs and potentialities. However, although the U.S. is strong in defense robotics—in particular in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) recent reports have identified fundamental weaknesses in the broader U.S. robotics innovation system in which defense robotics is embedded.
Breaking the Mold: Tanks in the Cities - Five Case Studies: Sherman Tanks in World War II, Streets of Aachen, Pattons to the Rescue in Vietnam, Beirut in 1984, Grozny 1995, Fallujah in Iraq War 2004
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 144,790. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work examines the use of tanks in urban warfare. It seeks to provide insight and a historical precedence on the wisdom of employing tanks in an inherently dangerous dimension of the modern battlefield.
Expanding Fixed-Wing Aircraft Capability in U.S. Army Aviation Operations - UH-60L Blackhawk, CH-47F Chinook, C-23B, C-27J, BCT, Intra-Theater Airlift, Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA), Ground Force Support
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the possibility of expanding fixed-wing aircraft roles and missions in the United States Army. Acquiring, integrating and operating a larger number of light cargo airplanes to assume or supplement existing utility and cargo helicopter missions is a more capable, flexible, efficient and economical solution to meeting Army intra-theater airlift mission requirements.
The Force in U.S. Air Force: Fodder for Your Professional Reading on the Implements of Strategy and Tactics for Conventional Air War - Sampler of Ten Books to Enhance the Expertise of Air Warriors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,540. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book is based on a "Fodder" article in the Aerospace Power Journal.
Mine Warfare History and Technology: Comprehensive Review from Early Mines, Admiral Mahan's Views, World War I and II, Bushnell's Keg, 20th Century Developments, Magnetic Influence, Sweeping, New Tech
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,120. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a comprehensive survey of the history of mine warfare from the earliest designs through World War I, II, and the Vietnam War, and modern technologies.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1980 - 1990 - Force Modernization and SDI, Missile Defense, Star Wars, Nuclear Weapons and War, Reagan and Bush, START, INF Treaties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,940. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third in a series of three papers to examine the role of Congress in the development of the doctrinal and material strategic posture of the United States over the three decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. This paper examines the role of the 97th through 102nd Congresses, covering the period 1980-1990, the last decade of the Cold War.
An American Vital Interest: Preserving the Nuclear Enterprise Supplier Base - From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War and Today's Arsenal, Facilities, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Pantex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current flexible U.S. nuclear arsenal supporting the national security strategy and defense posture requires the maintenance of a capable nuclear enterprise. However, the nuclear enterprise's supplier base has eroded over time creating a sense of urgency to determine how to sustain a capable nuclear enterprise.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
Busting Myths about Nuclear Deterrence - America Does Not Use Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Have Only Limited Utility for Their Cost, Nukes are Going Away, U.S. Can Deter with Submarines Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes four myths about American nuclear weapons and the nuclear deterrence they provide.
Closing the Gap: The Effect of China's Rise on Taiwan's Independence Policy - PRC Growing Military Capability, Taipei Policy, ROC Domestic Politics and Movements, Defense Programs, Procurements
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the shifts in Taiwan's independence policy since 1991 to determine whether Taipei has been more restrained at times of military vulnerability.
Choosing War: The Decision to Invade Iraq and Its Aftermath - War Plan, International Support, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), Postwar Plans, Errors in Decisionmaking and Execution, Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the Iraq war decision. The goal of this case study is to outline how the United States chose to go to war in Iraq, how its decisionmaking process functioned, and what can be done to improve that process.
MRAPs (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected), Irregular Warfare, and Pentagon Reform - IEDs and Armored Vehicles in Iraq, Pentagon Organizational Adaptation, Force Protection, Fallujah, Up-Armored Humvees
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines Mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles, which offer an excellent case study for investigating the current debate over the Pentagon's approach to developing and fielding irregular warfare capabilities.
MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,120. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell, non-fiction account of the crash of three extra-terrestrials beings and the subsequent cover-up by the US government.
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.