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Conversations With: Reimar Horten-Volume 4
Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contained in these pages are direct transcripts of the conversations shared by Dr Myhra and Reimar Horten, close to 400 pages. Volume 4 contains an exclusive sneak preview of the next ebook by David Myhra, “The Day the Horten Ho 229 Jumo 004B Powered All-Wing Project Died”.
Air Policing - Case Studies of Employment and Evolution of British Air Policing from 1919 to 1934, Inverted Blockade, Third Afghan War, Somaliland, Mesopotamia, Aden, Comparison to Iraq COIN
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Currently, the United States finds itself in a very similar predicament to what Great Britain experienced after emerging from the First World War as she set about the governance of a growing empire during the interwar period.
Aviation And Airplane - Jet Age - Historical Development And Technical Evolution
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Find out about the most important episodes of the jet age of the history of aviation and how airplanes technically evolved through the years – from the first "sounds of thunder", over the first attempts to break the sound barrier, to the most sophisticated machines man has ever designed and put to the sky.
Aviation And Airplane - Propeller Age - Historical Development And Technical Evolution
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Find out about the most important episodes of the propeller age of aviation history and how airplanes technically evolved through the years – from the fragile flying machines before World War I to the mighty rulers of the sky and the ground beneath them.
Vision to Victory - Space, Mahan, and Mitchell: The Role of the Visionary in Cross-Organizational Innovation, Space Militarization Analog to Mahanian Modern Navy and Mitchell's Independent Air Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The Mahanian vision led the US to develop a modern navy while Mitchell's vision led to an independent US Air Force. The results from the case studies are used to clarify the role of the visionary in MNS change as well as the relative importance of a visionary to other previously identified factors associated with military innovation.
From SAC To STRATCOM: The Origins of Unified Command Over Nuclear Forces - Strategic Air Command, Carrier Bomber Debate, LeMay, Spaatz, Kenney, Admirals Revolt, Goldwater-Nichols Act, Cold War End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book examines the creation of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).
A History of the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base - The Crown Jewel of Georgia - Aviation Hall of Fame Inductees, America's Black Eagles, the Tuskegee Airmen, Robert Lee Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book explores the history of the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.
The Development of Military Night Aviation to 1919 - Emergence of Night Bombing, Tactical and Strategic Bombardment, Foundations of Night Fighting, Reconnaissance, Voisin, Breguet, Sopwith, Caproni
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 148,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of military night aviation from its origins through the First World War. Emphasis is on the evolution of night flying in those countries which fought on the Western Front, namely France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States.
Strategic Acquisition of Navy Unmanned Systems: Analysis and Options – Robotics Innovation, Porter Diamond Framework, CI and Defense Demand Complementarity, Killer Applications, UAV, Drones
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have many emerging robotics needs and potentialities. However, although the U.S. is strong in defense robotics—in particular in Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) recent reports have identified fundamental weaknesses in the broader U.S. robotics innovation system in which defense robotics is embedded.
The Lost Art of Air Superiority: U.S. Pursuit Aviation, 1919 to 1941 - Battle with the Bombers, Defending Pursuit, Preparation for War, World War II, P-40 Tommy Hawk, Major General Arnold, Air Corps
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the development of US pursuit aviation during the interwar period, 1919 to 1941. During this period, airmen struggled to develop a coherent airpower theory from their experiences in World War I.
Expanding Fixed-Wing Aircraft Capability in U.S. Army Aviation Operations - UH-60L Blackhawk, CH-47F Chinook, C-23B, C-27J, BCT, Intra-Theater Airlift, Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA), Ground Force Support
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the possibility of expanding fixed-wing aircraft roles and missions in the United States Army. Acquiring, integrating and operating a larger number of light cargo airplanes to assume or supplement existing utility and cargo helicopter missions is a more capable, flexible, efficient and economical solution to meeting Army intra-theater airlift mission requirements.
The Force in U.S. Air Force: Fodder for Your Professional Reading on the Implements of Strategy and Tactics for Conventional Air War - Sampler of Ten Books to Enhance the Expertise of Air Warriors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,540. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book is based on a "Fodder" article in the Aerospace Power Journal.
In Search of the Missing Link: Relating Destruction to Outcome in Airpower Application - Bomb Targeting Lessons, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Linkage Model for Transportation Systems
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Targeting has been the central problem of air strategy since the dawn of modern airpower. One of the most difficult challenges for airpower strategists has been how to relate the physical or functional destruction of targets to attainment of political and military objectives. This paper examines the fundamental problem of relating destruction inflicted on a target system to the desired outcome.
Attacking the Mobile Ballistic Missile Threat in the Post-Cold War Environment - New Rules to an Old Game, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear Weapons, V-2 History, Korolev, von Braun, Crossbow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study will examine how technology and doctrine have responded to the mobile ballistic missile threat over time. As this work reviews the changes that occurred over the last 60 years, it will seek to highlight the differences in context between the Cold War and post-Cold War periods.
Operational Protection From Unmanned Aerial Systems - Drones, UAV, UAS Proliferation, ISR Platforms, UAS Capabilities and Vulnerabilities, Current Protective Measures, Protection Shortfalls
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,450. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The widespread proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) among both state and non-state actors is cause for concern to U.S. Operational Commanders. No longer does the U.S. have a monopoly on UAS operations. Nearly 90 countries now operate some type of UAS capability and, with increasingly affordable and available technology, that trend is increasing at an alarming rate.
Towards a Fail-Safe Air Force Culture: Creating a Resilient Future While Avoiding Past Mistakes - Rewards and Punishment, Zero-Defects Culture, Preventing Incidents, Tragedies, and Failures
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The inadvertent transportation of nuclear cruise missile warheads on a B-52 from Minot AFB and the shipping of non-nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile components to Taiwan are contemporary incidents that reveal shortcomings.
Operation Starvation: World War II Aerial Mining Campaign Against Japan, Million Tons of Shipping Sunk or Damaged, B-29 Minelaying by General LeMay, Air Force and Navy Cooperation, Tinian Island Base
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. More than 1,250,000 tons of shipping was sunk or damaged in the last five months of World War II when Twenty-first Bomber Command executed an aerial mining campaign against Japan known as Operation STARVATION.
Who Pushes the Pickle Button? The Frontline Aviator's Moral or Lawful Responsibilities for Weapon Launching and Bombing, Rules of Engagement, CFACC Involvement, Remote Technology, Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,310. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Tension has risen on the frontline battlefields in the air between the aviators executing their missions and their command and control. This tension has resulted in many aviators asking the question "Who is pushing the pickle button?"
Hypersonic Global Strike Feasibility and Options - Design Challenges, Propulsion, Fuel, Material, Plasma Interference and Weapons Employment, Current Programs, Weapons Integration, X-37B, AHW
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the feasibility of hypersonic weapons and aircraft as global strike options in the 2035 timeframe.