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H-Bomb Development: Decision on the Merits or Political Necessity? U.S. Response to the Soviet Atomic Explosion, Summary of Participants’ Positions, Did Truman Have a Choice, or Want One?
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph employs a historical analysis to review the debate and subsequent decision within the US government in 1949 and 1950 over whether to pursue an accelerated program to develop thermonuclear weapons. The development of the thermonuclear bomb by the United States and Soviet Union in the early 1950s significantly altered the balance of power between nations.
Built to Last: The Army's Failed Quest to Replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) - Army Modernization Efforts for Infantry Fighting Vehicles, Strategic Context, Requirements, and Cost
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Army has long expressed the need to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) with a new ground combat vehicle. The Bradley, one of the original Big Five, was designed to fight a Cold War threat. Requirements have changed since then but the Army continues to use the BFV as its primary infantry-fighting vehicle.
Force Structure Matters: U.S. Field Artillery (FA) in Operational Art - Fires Capability Requirements, Operational Art and ULO, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Anaconda, Division Artillery (DIVARTY)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The monograph assesses the effectiveness of the surface-to-surface indirect fire systems available in achieving the capability requirements and identifies any shortfalls. Then the monograph assesses how the field artillery enables operational art and Unified Land Operations (ULO) through the evaluation of specific elements of operational art and tenets of ULO.
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.
Air Force Reserve Year in Review, 2015 and 2014 - Covers Command, Tenth, Twenty-second, and Fourth Air Force, Yellow Ribbon Program, Global Vigilance with MQ-9 Reaper, 489th Bomb Group's B-1 Lancer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two reports, for 2014 and 2015, provide up-to-date information and data on the work of America's Air Force Reserve. For the past 68 years, the Air Force Reserve has provided combat-ready forces to fly, fight and win for our nation. Today, our force consists of nearly 70,000 Citizen Airmen who provide daily operational capability, strategic depth and surge capacity.
3 Presidents, 2 Accidents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,940. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
3 Presidents - 2 Accidents picks up where Paul Smith's explosive MO41: The Bombshell Before Roswell left off.
Evaluation of Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) for Open-Ocean Antisubmarine Warfare - History of ASW, Threats, North Korea, China, Russia, Noise Control, Range and Endurance, Data Link, Improvements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report evaluates the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) and its potential to fulfill the open-ocean anti-submarine warfare (ASW) mission. It is unknown whether the LCS platform can support open-ocean ASW. This report examines which LCS variant, Freedom or Independence, is more suitable for open-ocean ASW.
Analysis of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) in U.S. Army Acquisition Programs - History from World War I and II, Truman Doctrine, Who Controls FMS, TOW Procurement, Javelin Missile, Monetary Value
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This project is a review of historical foreign military sales (FMS) within U.S. Army acquisition programs. The data analysis is used to produce background data, which is then compared to active acquisition programs, acquisition statues, processes and pressures placed upon the acquisition community to bring in a program under budget and ahead of schedule.
An Examination of Marine Corps Energy Initiatives and the Supporting Manpower Force Structure - Military Occupational Specialty (MOS), Expeditionary Energy Office, Energy Reduction Plans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / General
The Marine Corps has identified its reliance on energy resources as a real threat to military security and a drag on the logistics tail of expeditionary operations. This research recommends that the Marine Corps prioritize development of the existing Unit Energy Manager program to address operational energy capability requirements.
Hunting the Ghost Gun: An Analysis of the U.S. Army Infantry Rifle - On the Battlefields, Ammunition and Small Arms Weapons, Garand, M14, M16, M4, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Performance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to provide an analysis of the U.S. military's usage of various small arms and their associated cartridges from WWII to current day. The primary objective centers on an analysis of the driving factors and decisions used in military cartridge selection and development.
Rapidly Deployable Mobile Security Solutions for the Military: Navy Cyber Policies and Threats, Security, Mobile Devices, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Risk Management, Android Application Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Hardware / handheld devices
The Navy has seen a significant increase in the presence of mobile and smart devices on its units due to advancements in technology and younger sailors' desire to be connected at all times. These devices create security threats due to their easily concealable size and their host of connectivity and image related features.
Revision of Career Marksmanship Training Requirements for the United States Marine Corps - Annual Rifle Qualifications, Refocus Resources to Advanced Marksmanship, Score Keeping, Filling Quotas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Current Marine Corps policy requires that all Marines below the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and with fewer than 13 years of service undergo annual rifle qualification. Annual marksmanship training is repetitive and only addresses the fundamentals of marksmanship, which Marines typically master in their first few years.
The Road to Modern Rocketry: Launch Bases, Centers, Museums, Memorials, and Monuments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
'The Road to Modern Rocketry' brings alive the history of the modern rocket: the launch from Earth's surface of liquid rockets for very long distances. 41 rocket/space 'attractions' in Germany, France, United Kingdom, Russia, and the United States are featured. Tsiolkovsky, Goddard, Oberth, Esnault-Pelterie, von Braun, Korolev, the A-4/V-2, ballistic/space rockets, linked Glossary, and 129 images.
Red Is Good: Transformational Changes for U.S. Air Force Aircraft Maintenance - Culture Change and Transformation, Metrics, Goal Setting, Toyota Production System, Enterprise Level
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In an environment of flat budgets, limited manpower, and an aging, shrinking fleet, the Air Force seeks cultural transformations to remain the world's premier air, space, and cyberspace force. The transformation initiative Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century (AFSO21) was designed to increase productivity, responsiveness, and efficiency.
Impact of Foreign Ownership on the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) - Augmenting Military Airlift by Commercial Air Carriers in Emergencies, Criticality, USTRANSCOM Requirements, Restrictions, Concerns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Changes allowing increased foreign ownership or control opportunities would threaten our national security by jeopardizing the DOD's accessibility to CRAF assets. Although the CRAF has formally been utilized only twice, its importance and our reliance on it cannot be overstated.
F-15A versus F/A-22 Fighter Aircraft Initial Operational Capability (IOC): A Case for Transformation - Test and Evaluation Process, Critical Issues, Key Performance Parameters, Langley Air Force Base
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The F/A-22 Raptor is a new weapons system replacing the F-15C Eagle. Its operational debut in 2005 comes at a time of constrained budgets, a changing global threat environment, and the ongoing global war on terrorism (GWOT).
2035 Air Dominance Requirements for State-on-State Conflict - Reaching and Penetrating the Battlespace, Air Defense Networks, Swarm and Saturation, Hypersonic Weapon, Metamaterials, Stealth, Micro Air
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 2035 some states' integrated air defense systems will be able to find, fix, track, target, and engage our current air dominance aircraft. US operations in this environment may prove costly and threaten heavy aircraft losses. Worse, decisive air operations, the hallmark of US military strategy for nearly 60 years, may not be possible in hyper-defended airspace.
The Vital Link: The Tanker's Role in Winning America's Wars: History of Air Refueling from Vietnam to Desert Storm, KC-135, KC-10, Force Structure, The Family that Trains Together, Fights Together
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper focuses on the unique and vital capabilities of the US Air Force's KC-135 tanker fleet. Specifically, historic and current tanker usage, tanker operational employment, and the capability of today's tanker fleet are analyzed, with emphasis on force structure and force management.
RPAs: Revolution or Retrogression? Remotely Piloted Aircraft, Drones, UAV, UAS, Predator, Future Roles and Missions, Is F-35 the Last Manned Fighter, Historical View of the Technology Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this essay is to briefly explore that which is old, to dwell for a time on what seems to be new, and to conclude with some speculations about the future of unmanned systems.

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