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Collision on Tenerife: The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
Army Aviation's Pacific Rebalance: Evolution towards Maritime Operations - Case Studies of Uphold Democracy Haitian Liberation 1994, East Timor Crisis 1999, Fukushima Nuclear Disaster 2011
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. Army Aviation provides essential movement capabilities to maneuver and joint force commanders. Transitioning from exclusively land-based operations to potential maritime operations in the U.S. Pacific command area of responsibility, Army Aviation faces increased demands to overcome geographical complexities to support joint operations.
Ebb and Flow: Maintaining the Close Air Support (CAS) Relationship through History - Detailed Case Studies of World War II, Korean War, Vietnam and Gulf War, War in Afghanistan, Cross Case Analysis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Military historians have thoroughly documented the longstanding debate between American airmen and ground forces over Close Air Support (CAS). Discord between services, particularly during inter-war periods, has repeatedly resulted in poor CAS preparation and therefore poor performance in the early stages of America's conflicts.
Organizational Culture in Air Force Special Operations Command AFSOC: Myths and Realities - America's Air Commandos in Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism Viewed as Not Inclined to Innovate
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
For 40 years a large amount of literature has concluded that organizational culture and innovation are closely linked. This study uses a prominent organizational culture diagnostic tool, the organizational culture assessment instrument, to map the organizational culture of Air Force Special Operations Command operational units and determine if the organization is naturally inclined to innovate.
Coalition Space Operations: Exploring New Paths for Allied Partnership: Comprehensive Survey of Military Satellite and Rocket Programs of France, Australia, and Japan, Data Sharing Agreements
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,030. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This mid-2018 report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It provides an unique, up-to-date, and exceptionally detailed look at the military satellite programs of three important American allies: France, Australia, and Japan, including intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, missile warning, and communications systems.
Analysis of Navy Hornet Squadron Mishap Costs With Regard to Previously Flown Flight Hours - Statistical Correlation Demonstrated for F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornets at the Macro Level
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Naval aviation is inherently dangerous. Recently, budgetary pressures have reduced flight hours across naval aviation. The author's experience as a naval aviator has allowed him to see that mishaps occur more frequently in a squadron when flight hours are reduced.
A Holistic Strategy? Examining How Armed Drone Strikes Interact With Other Elements of National Power - Predator and Reaper UAV Usage in Yemen and Somalia Counterterrorism Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Armed drones, technically known as MQ-1B Predators and MQ-9 Reapers, have become a preferred tool in U.S. counterterrorism operations. The use of armed drones in counterterrorism strategy, however, has spurred worldwide debate over the morality, legality, accountability, and effectiveness of the campaigns.
Drone Defense System Architecture for U.S. Navy Strategic Facilities - Systems Engineering Capstone Project Report - Threat from Commercially Available Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to CONUS Military
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Small, commercially available unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are an emergent threat to Navy continental U.S. (CONUS) military facilities. There are many counter unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) tools focused on neutralization, and many sensors in place.
Analysis of Additive Manufacturing for Sustainment of Naval Aviation Systems - 3D Printing Technical And Logistical Factors of Applications for Sustainment of In-Service Naval Aviation Equipment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,040. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The high cost of sustainment of military systems, coupled with extended life cycles, has compelled the Department of the Navy to find innovative ways to sustain in-service equipment. Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is one technology that demonstrates potential to provide novel warfighting capabilities.
Advanced Airborne Defensive Laser for Incorporation on Strike Fighter Aircraft - Systems Engineering Capstone Project Report - Designing an Architecture for Protecting Against Missiles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is a technical and operational analysis of an airborne "hard-kill" laser-based anti-missile system for use on strike fighters. The analysis begins with a set of requirements and a concept of operations showing the function of the Advanced Airborne Defensive Laser (AADL).
Looking Up: Conditions for Insurgent Airpower in Unconventional Warfare - Case Studies of Hmong Pilots in Laos During the Vietnam War, and Tamil Air Tigers in Sri Lanka, Imperatives Governing Usage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using military doctrine and other relevant literature to merge principles of UW, insurgencies, and air operations, the study forms theorized conditions and employment imperatives for insurgent air. It then tests these theorized conditions and imperatives against two historic case studies, Hmong pilots in Laos and the Tamil Air Tigers in Sri Lanka.
USMC F-4 Phantom II Squadron History Series, No. 01, VMFA-314 “Black Knights,” 1962 – 1982
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,600. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work covers the history of Marine Fighter/Attack Squadron 314, VMFA-314, while equipped with the F-4B model of the F-4 Phantom II between the years 1962 and 1982. Marines who served with the “Black Knights” share their experiences of what life was like with VMFA-314 during the F-4 Phantom II era.
Russia and NATO Ballistic Missile Defense: The European Phased Adaptive Approach Experience, 2009-2017, Obama Plan and BMD History, Response of Poland, Czech Republic, and Russia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,460. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study explores how U.S. interactions with Russia and the NATO Allies influenced the decisions on modifications made by the United States—for example, the cancellation in March 2013 of the EPAA's projected fourth phase. This study finds that U.S. interactions with the NATO Allies and Russia played a role in revisions in the original objectives of the EPAA.
Fifty Feet Above the Wall: Drug Cartel Drones in the U.S. - Mexico Border Zone Airspace, and What to Do About Them - Border Security Countering Hostile and Narco-Drones with Anti-Drone Doctrine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Recently, border security agencies responsible for securing the U.S.-Mexico border are having to contend with the emerging threat of Mexico's drug cartel narcotics-smuggling drones, also known as narco-drones. Narco-drones are an example of cartel innovation for smuggling, among other deviant purposes, that U.S. border security will need a strategy to counter.
Aviatrix Pioneers: Unique Insights from Women Who Were Pioneers in the Field of Aviation - NASA Oral History Project Interviews Including Betty Skelton Frankman, Wally Funk, and WASP Pilots
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA Oral History Project provides a unique insight from women who were pioneers in the field of aviation:
Development of Maritime Patrol Aviation in the Interwar Period, 1918-1941 - Covering World War I, Rigid Airships, Flying Boat, Bureau of Aeronautics BuAer and OpNav, London Naval Conference
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The contributions of patrol aviation during World War II as the long-range patrol and reconnaissance arm of the U.S. Navy are well documented, but the development of its origins remain historically under-examined. The goal of this study is to perform an historical investigation of the influential forces that shaped the development of patrol aviation.
Marine Corps Aviation Intelligence: A DOTMLPF-P Analysis - USMC Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Air Intelligence Analysis Reveals Imperative to Refocus ISR Support for Future Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aviation intelligence is critical to the success of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). For the last quarter of a century, Marine aviation has not faced a serious enemy challenge in the skies and has operated with relative freedom of maneuver.
Pigtail Pilot
Series: DLE Military History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 17-minute training flight ended in tragedy when the aircraft spun into the ground, killing a World War Two veteran and a talented 20-year-old pupil who might have become the first woman to gain her RAF pilot’s wings.
American Nuclear Attack Doctrine: Official Guidelines for Nuclear Operations, Command, Control, and Communications for a Nuclear War, plus Vintage Fallout Protection Civil Defense Program Guide
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the official U.S. Air Force (USAF) doctrine for nuclear war, addressing the issue of command and control, and clearly stating that only the President can make explicit orders to employ nuclear weapons at any level. This doctrine document was updated in 2015.
Gifts From a Glacier: The Quest for an American Flag and 52 Souls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On November 22, 1952, 52 American soldiers departed on a C-124 Globemaster plane heading for Anchorage, Alaska. They never made it to their destination. When a rescue was deemed too expensive by the military, these men were left to the Alaskan wilderness and found their untimely demise. 60 years later, their true fate was still unknown to their loved ones and the world.

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