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Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The reality of today's world is that although the threat of World War III may be greatly reduced, the possibility of wars involving American troops remains high. These wars probably will be conducted by large and complex joint staffs and likely will be characterized by intense activity carried out regardless of weather, time of day, or seasons of the year.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-61: Public Affairs Operations - Strategic Communications, Tasks, DOD Principles of Information, PSYOPS
By Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
This document articulates fundamental Air Force principles for conducting public affairs (PA) operations and provides commanders with operational level guidance for employing and integrating those capabilities across the range of air, space, and information operations.
The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Weapon of Denial - Air Power and the Battle for New Guinea, Japanese Onslaught, Coral Sea through Milne Bay, Air Power and the Supply War
By Progressive Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander of Pacific forces in World War II, viewed the Battle of the Bismarck Sea as a disaster for the Japanese and a triumph for the Allies. In that great air-sea confrontation, U.S. and Australian air forces proved that air power could be decisive in preventing the resupply of ground troops by sea.
Avrocar VZ-9-AW
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canada's circular winged 3-jet powered saucer prototype
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force T-38 Flying Fundamentals - Start, Taxi, Takeoff, Traffic Pattern and Landings, Abnormal Flight Recoveries, Aerobatics, Instruments
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual implements AFPD 11-2, Aircraft Rules and Procedures. It provides a comprehensive document containing T-38 fundamental procedures and techniques that may be used to accomplish the various missions of the T-38.
Heroes of the RAF - No.50 Squadron
By Rupert Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: Thrilling real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the Falklands. No.50 Squadron was a leading RAF bomber squadron in World War II and bombed the Falklands in 1982.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force DoD Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) System, Aerial Event Policy and Procedures, Munitions Requirements for Aircrew Training
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three U.S. Air Force documents are included in this unique ebook compilation: Air Force DoD Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) System, Aerial Event Policy and Procedures, Munitions Requirements for Aircrew Training
Theater Battle Management Core System Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Details of TBMCS Integrated Air Command and Control System
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) is an integrated air command and control (C2) system that performs standardized, secure, automated air battle planning.
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
Air Force Strategy Study 2020-2030: Power Projection, Freedom of Action in Air, Space, and Cyberspace, Global Situational Awareness, Military Support for Civil Authorities
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The team analyzed four future world scenarios — a peer competitor, resurgent power, failed state, and jihadist insurgency — in relation to the nation's vital interests and the 12 Air Force core functions. The resulting analysis led to a synthesis of the core functions into five critical capabilities designed to meet the Air Force's strategic challenges in 2030.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
The World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS): Evolution and Effectiveness
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,520. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this comprehensive analysis of the worldwide military command and control system (WWMCCS), the author examines how organization, technology, and ideology contributed to the development of WWMCCS. He explains how and why WWMCCS developed the way it did.
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
A-10s over Kosovo: The Victory of Airpower over a Fielded Army as Told by the Airmen Who Fought in Operation Allied Force - Warthogs in Battle
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Firsthand accounts of the precedent-setting air campaign over Serbia and Kosovo known as Operation Allied Force (OAF). This event marked a milestone for air-power, as it was, arguably, the first time airpower alone was decisive in achieving victory in combat.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the C-5 cargo airplane.
Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
On Celestial Wings: Navigators of the First Global Air Force - First Army Air Corps Navigational Class, Clark Field Attack, Corregidor, B-29 Super Fortress, FDR Presidential Airplane, Bataan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first Army Air Corps navigational class at Miami University graduated in November 1940. In this book, Colonel Whitcomb follows these first celestial navigators through their World War II trials.
Apollo's Warriors: U.S. Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War - Secret Psywar Weapons, Indochina War, Air Commandos, Covert War Missions
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Apollo's Warriors, Michael Haas brings to life the critical, albeit little-known, contributions US Air Force special operations forces have made to the exercise of air and space power.