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The Islamic State and Drones: Supply, Scale, and Future Threats - IBACS Conspiracy, Future Terror Drone Uses, ISIS Operational Drone Innovations, The Bangladesh Factor, Keep it Simple, Stupid!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Islamic State is a group known for doing things a bit differently, for its capacity for innovation, and for its many 'firsts.' Two of those 'firsts' happened within months of each other.
Aviation Artificial Intelligence: How Will it Fare in the Multi-Domain Environment? Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Drones, Piloted Aircraft Risks, Autonomous Aircraft Benefits, Human - AI Teaming
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics
As the Army prepares itself to fight in the Multi-Domain Battle environment, it must assume that enemies will contest every domain and units will operate in more austere conditions, both physically and informationally. Increased sensor capabilities, proliferated and dispersed air defense systems, and contested electromagnetic spectrums challenge the air domain.
Space Warfighting Readiness: Policies, Authorities, and Capabilities - Threat to Missile Warning and Communication SATCOM Satellites from Russian and Chinese ASAT Weapons, Jamming, and Cyber Attacks
Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 45,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Committee chairman started this hearing on American space warfighting readiness: First, space is a domain of warfare, not just an enabler. Second, we are falling behind where we should be when it comes to space. Today's hearing will discuss how we catch up.
Air Base Defense in the Twenty-First Century - Ground Defense Dilemma, Army Air Force, British Royal Air Force and German Luftwaffe in World War II Studies - Korea and Global War on Terrorism Issues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Through its history, the United States Air Force has struggled with the most efficient and effective way to provide for its own air base ground defense. This monograph submits a solution intended to end the debate.
Air Parity: Re-Discovering Contested Air Operations - Studies of World War II Battle of Britain, Siege of Malta, and Falklands War, Objectives at Outbreak of China Conflict in East or South China Seas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study researches the applicability of Julian Corbett's maritime theories to war fighting strategy in the air domain, specific to the air control spectrum. The author assesses the importance of translating the theoretical ideas to guidelines for operational planners confronted with a possible conflict in the Western Pacific Theater.
The American Way of Swarm: A Machine Learning Strategy for Training Autonomous Systems - UAV and UUV Drone Attack Force Combat Decentralized Execution With Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Deploying multiple autonomous systems that coordinate as a cohesive swarm on the battlefield is no longer science fiction. As new technologies disrupt the character of war, the American military is investing in algorithms to allow its drone forces to conduct swarm tactics across all domains.
Unmanned Military Systems in Perspective - Are Remotely Piloted Aircraft a Revolution in Military Affairs? Need to Integrate Unmanned Aircraft and Drones With Manned Components of Air Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Uninformed beliefs and biases continue to skew the discourse regarding unmanned systems. These systems do not constitute a fundamental change in the nature or character of warfare. Policymakers, strategists, or operators who attempt to use unmanned systems in place of human prudence will be profoundly disappointed with the results.
Brave New Warfare: Autonomy in Lethal UAVs - Arguments For and Against Autonomous Aircraft and UCAVs, Need for Humans or Executive Oversight on Unmanned Platforms, Soldier Protection, Ethical Issues
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Department of Defense (DoD) is making significant strides to develop and deploy unmanned vehicles in a variety of environments. Specifically, the Secretary of the Navy is sponsoring a new program, Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research ("CRUSER"), at the Naval Postgraduate School to enhance the ability to address unmanned vehicle research in a systematic manner.
Applying Lessons Learned from Interwar Airpower (1919-1939) to Joint Warfighting With Cyberpower - Change Agents Moffett, Patrick, Reeves; Army and Navy Doctrine, Personnel, and Technology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security
The United States has yet to use cyberwarfare in a major conflict, and the military services have differing ideas on what role cyberwarfare will play in America's next war. In addition, the services have unique and often contradictory perspectives on how they see the employment of cyberwarfare in military operations, and this conflict may affect combatant commanders' ability to employ cyberpower.
2019 Challenges to Security in Space: DIA Review of Current Military Space Systems of Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, Surveillance, Directed Energy, Jamming, Cyberspace, Anti-Satellite Missiles
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,720. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Chinese and Russian military doctrines indicate that they view space as important to modern warfare and view counterspace capabilities as a means to reduce U.S. and allied military effectiveness. Both reorganized their militaries in 2015, emphasizing the importance of space operations.
The Manned Penetrating Bomber: Time to Reconsider? Advocating Removing Strategic Bomber from Triad, New Nuclear Dyad, History of Bomber Mission and the Way Ahead for Strategic Deterrence
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
If an enemy attempted a first strike attack against the U.S., the triad's mission would be to ensure that its nuclear force would not be crippled or destroyed. This action would ensure a credible threat of a second strike, which ultimately, would result in the increase of effectiveness of our deterrent.
Revitalization of Nuclear Powered Flight - Potential Air Force Development of Compact Fusion Powered Aircraft Propelled by Electric Engines, Incorporation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Technology
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
We must develop better ways to get our assets to the fight and maintain flight for longer periods of time. One potential solution is to reinvest in nuclear powered flight. The technical challenges seen in the 1950s & 60s could be overcome with today's technology, we just need to set the goal.
2019 U.S. Strategic and Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons Guide: Four Major Documents, Posture Review (NPR), Threats from Russia, Triad Modernization Plans for Missiles, Bombs, Submarines, and Bombers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Four excellent up-to-date reports on America's nuclear arsenal have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues November 2018 * Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons January 2019 * Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) February 2018 * National Defense Strategy and the Nuclear Posture Review House Hearing.
Directed Energy Weapon System for Ballistic Missile Defense - Free-Electron Lasers or Space-based Relay Mirrors Providing Multi-layered Defense Against Attacks from Russia, China, Iran, or North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the twenty-first century, space has replaced the seas as the ultimate frontier for commerce, technology, and national security. Interdiction capabilities navigating through space affords maximum opportunities for missile interception on a global scale.
Offsetting Tomorrow's Adversary in a Contested Environment: Defending Expeditionary Advance Bases (EAB) in 2025 and Beyond - Anti-Access / Aerial Denial Threat by Russia, Iran, North Korea, and China
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Potential adversaries have studied the operational advantages of the U.S. joint force and as a result are developing A2/AD systems and capabilities intended to challenge the U.S. military's asymmetric advantage by denying freedom of access and maneuver in the global commons and across all warfighting domains.
2019 Major American Weapons Systems: Pentagon's Testing Director Report - Hundreds of Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ford Aircraft Carrier, Ballistic Missile Defense, Cybersecurity, Vehicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,590. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Released in early 2019, this comprehensive Pentagon report from the Operational Test and Evaluation (OTE) Director contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35, the Ford Aircraft Carrier, and Ballistic Missile Defense.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Board Report on the 2017 Loss of MQ-1B RPA Predator Drone Aircraft Operated by Aircrew from 432d Air Expeditionary Wing, Creech AFB
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,700. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
On 17 August 2017, at approximately 18:59:32 Zulu (Z), the mishap aircraft (MA), a remotely piloted MQ-1B, tail number (T/N) 06-3166, from the 432d Wing, Creech Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada (NV), was lost in the United States Central Command Area of Responsibility (US CENTCOM AOR) while forward deployed participating in a combat support mission.
American Aerospace Power: Choosing to Lead in the Twenty-First Century - Toward 2035: Shifting Global Competition, Increasing Threats, Time for New Choices, A Third Offset Strategy Needed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Rarely does a work of military strategy elevate its vision beyond merely military concerns. Rarer still are strategies that compel the wise engagement of our military with the broader polity they serve—the American people. The strategy you are about to read is this rare exception. It offers a compelling vision for sustaining the American way of life for the next hundred years.
The Anglo-American Combined Bomber Offensive in Europe During World War II, 1942-1945 - CBO Heavy Bombers Against Nazi German Industrial Capability and Cities Preliminary to D-Day Invasion of Normandy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper will focus on an air campaign called the Combined Bomber Offensive (CBO) which took place in Europe between 1942 and 1945. This combined effort of the United States and Great Britain aimed at defeating the German war waging capability.
Fighting the War above Iraq: Employing Space Forces to Defeat an Insurgency - Space Force Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities to Isolate the Battlespace, Examples of Blocking Outside Support
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,180. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper shows that in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and other counterinsurgency operations, space forces will not be “war winners” but can provide crucial support. Specifically, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities can help isolate the battlespace.

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