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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.
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.
Brothers in Berets: The Evolution of Air Force Special Tactics, 1953-2003 - Combat Controller Teams (CCT), Bravery in Vietnam, Iran Hostage Rescue, Grenada, Panama, Balkans, Somalia, and Afghanistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,400. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work explores the evolution and contributions of the Battlefield Airmen assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) special tactics units over 50 years.
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.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » History, Nonfiction » History » Military
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They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,030. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Military
The true story of two separate mass-casualty incidents that occurred within days of each other at a US Air Force base. Using the words of the people who experienced the tragedies, the book provides an in-depth look at the before, during and after of a preventable "active shooter" incident and an avoidable fatal plane crash.
Air Warfare - Historic Work by Iconic Early Leader of Army Air Corps and American Military Aviation: Principles, Combats and Defensive Formations, Pursuit, Bombardment, Attack, Antiaircraft Defense
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Written in 1926, this historic work by a pioneer of military aviation, William Sherman, provides a fascinating glimpse into the early days of American airpower.
Airpower and the Environment: The Ecological Implications of Modern Air Warfare - World War II Secondary Effects, Great Plains, Vietnam Eradication, Africa, Israeli Negev Desert, Collateral Damage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
Balancing strategic and operational needs with both military and environmental ethics is certainly not impossible, and responsible armed forces are already beginning to think about how best to balance what superficially seem to be (but actually are not) competing imperatives.
Deliberate Force: A Case Study in Effective Air Campaigning - Final Report of the Air University Balkans Air Campaign Study - Demise of Yugoslavia, Destruction of Bosnia, Tactics, Aircraft, Weapons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,050. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Every airman or person interested in the art and science of air and space warfare should read this book. The Air University Balkans Air Campaign Study (BACS) has emerged as a balanced and wide-ranging discussion of the Deliberate Force air campaign, which occurred during the fall of 1995.
The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory - Douhet, World War I and II, William Mitchell, Naval Theories, Continental Europe, Air Corps, deSeversky, Nuclear Strategy, Boyd, Warden, NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 238,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this book is to trace the evolution of airpower theory from the earliest days of powered flight to the present, concluding with a chapter that speculates on the future of military space applications.
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, & 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.

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