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Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
The Cape: Military Space Operations 1971-1992 - USAF Space Programs, Space Shuttle, Titan Rocket, Delta II, Navstar, Atlas/Centaur, Starbird, Red Tigress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the companion volume to an earlier work, "The 6555th: Missile and Space Launches Through 1970." It presents the Air Force's space launch operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) from the beginning of 1971 through 2 July 1992.
The 6555th Missile and Space Launches Through 1970, Post-War Legacy, Matador, Bomarc, Snark, Navaho, Thor, Atlas and Minuteman Ballistic Missile, Thor, Titan II and Gemini Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The present work is a mosaic of the 6555th's history over the first two decades of its existence. It covers the golden age of Air Force missile and space launch vehicle flight tests at Cape Canaveral, and it ends shortly after the 6555th closed out its last ballistic missile flight test program (the MINUTEMAN III) in 1970.
Evolved Expendable Launch Operations at Cape Canaveral 2002-2009 - EELV Atlas V and Delta IV Rockets, Launch Operations, Commercial, Civil, and Military Space Operations, Complex 41
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS V and DELTA IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It features all the EELV missions launched from the Cape through the end of Calendar Year (CY) 2009.
The U.S. Air Force's First War: Korea 1950-1953 Significant Events - The Korean War, First All-Jet Air Battle, New Weapons Systems, New Tactics
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The chronology points out the relationship of these operations to the land battle, naval operations, and important political and diplomatic events. It also identifies such USAF historical firsts as the first all-jet air battle, the introduction of new weapons systems, and the initiation of tactics, techniques, or procedures that had a major impact on later air operations.
History of the Redstone Missile System - Design, Test, Project Orbiter, Jupiter-C, Explorer, Operation Hardtack, Army Missile Transport Program, Project Mercury
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative history of the Army's Redstone missile traces its complex development from the beginning through its use in the Mercury manned space program for NASA.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Use of Army National Guard Aircraft - Transportation and Use Policy, Authorized Travel Categories, Duty Status, Air Categories, Aeromedical
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Pamphlet summarizes the authorized uses of ARNG aircraft, identifies authorized missions, passengers and flight/flying hour reimbursement requirements and procedures. This Pamphlet explains variations between operational missions, travel, and Public Affairs (PA) support by discussing law, regulation and current Army and NGB/ARNG guidance.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
"We Develop Missiles, Not Air!" The Legacy of Early Missile, Rocket, Instrumentation, and Aeromedical Research Development at Holloman Air Force Base, Project Manhigh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report contains an investigation of the history of missile, rocket, instrumentation, and aeromedical research programs conducted at and around Holloman Air Force Base.
Air Force Reports on the Cause of F-22 Raptor Unexplained Physiological Incidents, Hypoxia, and Aircraft Oxygen Generation Systems (OBOGS), Air Force and Navy AOG Systems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This ebook reproduces two important Air Force reports on the hypoxia problem which plagued the F-22 Raptor fighter plane.
U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
The Strategic Air War Against Germany and Japan: A Memoir - Integrating Strategy, Air Doctrine, Plans, Early Operations, German Electric Power Complex as a Target System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book seeks to recount the air experience and development before World War II, to describe the objectives, plans and effects of strategic air warfare in Europe and in the Pacific, and to offer criticism, opinion, and lessons of that great conflict.
Hog Driver: A10 in Action in Afghanistan
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Series: War in Afghanistan, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Fairchild Republic A10 Thunderbolt II is the unsung hero of the USAF that has had to prove itself time and time again. With many critics over the years it has often been referred to as a private jet with a 30mm cannon. The same 30mm GAU-8 Avenger cannon that is still the heaviest rotary cannon ever mounted on an aircraft and packs a formidable punch.
United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - History, Special Operations, Aircraft, UAV, Visionary Leaders and Historic Reservists, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Cochran
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Nearly 70,000 outstanding men and women are organized trained and equipped in the Air Force Reserve to take part in combat and support operations in air, space and cyberspace. As a full partner in the three Air Force components - Regular, Guard, and Reserve - the Air Force Reserve is the most cost-effective component.
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This information is intended to provide a quick, informal reference to the vital concepts in Air Force doctrine that all airmen should have at their fingertips.
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.
Airpower Myths and Facts: World War II, Vietnam - Effectiveness of Bombing, Usage of the Atomic Bomb on Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Strategic Bombing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book examines a number of common myths and misconceptions about the effectiveness of airpower.
Rise of the Fighter Generals: The Problem of Air Force Leadership 1945-1982 - Twining, LeMay, Norstad, Jones, Davis, McPeak, Arnold, Doolittle, Momyer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,470. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis focuses on the career specialty of Air Force general officers who served between 1953 and 1973. It indicates the clear dominance by rated or flying officers (mainly pilots and a few navigators) within Air Force leadership. The issue here is not whether pilots should dominate the Air Force—the fact is they do.
Army Unmanned Aircraft System Operations (FMI 3-04.155) - Improved-Gnat (I-Gnat) (RQ-1L), Hunter (RQ-5/MQ-5), Shadow (RQ-7), Raven (RQ-11) - Joint Operations, Targeting, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,910. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the Army's keystone doctrine for how to fight and sustain Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).