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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 11 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Manpads, Russian SAM, Countermeasures, Technology Trends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part 11 includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including Russian SAM, manpads, countermeasures, and technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 10 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Theater Missiles, Air Defense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Ten includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, theater missiles, and air defense.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Horten Argentine IAe-48
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Decades long all-wing designer Reimar Horten's seismic shift to a Mach 2.2 Ogee Gothic delta wing twin Rolls-Royce "Avon" powered Coke-shaped fuselage with turbines hung on short pods. This was to be an Argentine "Area Rule" flying machine of the late 1950s. Suggested by Reimar's friend, genius Hans Multhopp, it would be his last aircraft design after years of all-wings.
Global Reach Laydown from Desert Shield to Enduring Freedom: A Comparative Analysis - Serbia, War on Terror, Afghanistan, TALCE, Operation Allied Force
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution of Global Reach Laydown (GRL) from the Gulf War (DESERT SHIELD) through ALLIED FORCE (Kosovo) and ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan).
Bombing for Effect: The Best Use of Airpower in War, Effects-Based Operations (EBO) Air Campaigns, Review of Vietnam Rolling Thunder and Linebacker, Desert Storm, Operation Allied Force
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Much has been written about effects-based operations (EBO) throughout history, and the concept seems fairly simple on the surface. The leadership sets the objectives, and the military applies force in such a manner as to achieve effects that will allow attainment of those objectives.
One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events 1903-2002 - Wright Brothers, World War II, American Military Aviation History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Commemorating the first century of aviation, this chronology is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives to advance air and space flight. It includes significant air and space events since the Wright brothers first demonstrated in 1903 that humankind could fly in heavier-than-air machines.
The Neglect of Long-Range Escort Development During the Interwar Years (1918-1943) - P-51 Mustang, Martin B-10 Bomber, Boeing P-26, Consolidated B-30, Major General Claire Chennault
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper discusses the relationship between the development of air power doctrine and the development of long-range escorts for strategic bombardment in World War II.
Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War - MiG Alley, Douglas MacArthur, Chinese Intervention, Syngman Rhee, Fifth Air Force, F-80, B-29, Buzz Aldrin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the story of the U.S. Air Force's role in the Korean War. Despite American success in preventing the conquest of South Korea by communist North Korea, the Korean War of 1950-1953 did not satisfy Americans who expected the kind of total victory they had experienced in World War II.
Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report generated by First Leutenant J.L.Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
The Heinkel AG VTOL "Wespe"
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The trouble with conventional aircraft is that they need runways, long expensive concrete runways so that they can take-off and land. During times of war, the enemy's airports and their hard-surfaced runways make inviting targets.