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Indigenous Weapons Development in China's Military Modernization - Report on Anti-Satellite Systems (ASAT), Dongfeng Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile (ASBM), Stealth Fighter Aircraft, Yuan-class Submarine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This authoritative report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. China's process of modernizing its armed forces has involved the development of indigenously designed weapons systems—some of which appeared to undergo a process of development, procurement, and/or deployment that outpaced the estimates of U.S. and other foreign observers.
Lonely Skies: Air-to-Air Training for a 5th Generation Fighter Force, and Are You Experienced? Fresh Look at the Fifth-Generation Fighter Pilot Experience Model, F-22 and F-35 Aircraft, Simulator Use
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study analyzes how the U.S. Air Force can use training to prepare its F-22 and F-35 pilots to meet future operational requirements. The author begins by reviewing six historic examples of the Air Force's use of combined flight and simulator training to provide a representative environment for pilot training.
The Future of Space 2060 and Implications for U.S. Strategy: Report on 2019 Space Futures Workshop - Moon, Mars, Military Power, China Exploitation of Cislunar Domain, Star Trek Optimistic Future
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report provides a long-term perspective on possible space futures to inform strategic decisionmaking. Economic, political, technological, and military space trends indicate that we have passed the tipping point for space as a vastly increased domain of human endeavor and a key element of national power. Other countries recognize the advantages of U.S. space leadership.
Preparing for the Next Space Race: Legislation and Policy Recommendations for Space Colonies - Existing Legal Framework, Outer Space Treaty, Commercial Space, Criminal Laws, Need to Take the Lead Now
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
It is in the best interest of the United States to lead the effort to provide laws that govern space colonies. A gap exists in international law. This gap in the framework should be viewed as an opportunity, rather than a hindrance. The commercial sector is taking the lead in developing technologies that enable human beings to live and work in space.
The Case for Space: A Legislative Framework for an Independent United States Space Force - Evolution and Fractured History of Space Policy Leadership, Roles and Missions for Independent Space Force
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the USAF role in managing space and makes recommendations for the future of space in the United States military. Though it echoes specific recommendations made elsewhere by previous authors, the main purpose of this paper is to consider a legislative framework required to sever space from Air Force oversight, and to establish a separate United States Space Force (USSF).
Movement and Maneuver in Deep Space: A Framework to Leverage Advanced Propulsion - Breakthrough Tech - Nuclear Thermal Rockets, Directed Energy, Solar Thermal, Electric, Mach Effect Thrusters, EmDrive
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
This analytical study looks at the importance of Deep Space Operations and recommends an approach for senior policy leaders. Section 1 presents a capability requirements definition with candidate solutions and technology strategies. Section 2 recommends an acquisition and organizational approach. Section 3 provides an extended strategic rationale for deep space operations as a national priority.
FAST Space: Leveraging Ultra Low-Cost Space Access (ULCATS) for 21st Century Challenges - New Architecture for Reusable Launch Vehicles and Rockets Through Partnerships with U.S. Commercial Firms
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,600. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study, conducted by a team of leaders in industry, research and development, finance, policy and strategy, explores whether and how the USAF can form private sector partnerships to create a virtuous cycle of launch cost reductions of between 3 and 10 times lower than today's costs. Doing so could enable completely new approaches for the Air Force to defend American values.
Asian State Responses to China's Space Power Strategy - Military and Civilian Space Programs of India (ISRO), Japan, and Vietnam, Launch Vehicles, Nuclear and BMD, Navigation Satellites, ASAT Weapons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
China's rise as a space power has coincided with its quest for hegemony in the Indo-Pacific. Advances in China's space capabilities constitute a threat to regional states' national security, economic competitiveness, and national prestige.
Exploring the Majesty, Space: Near Earth
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The first volume consists of introductory part including amateur rocketry, mission planning and especially encourage nuclear enabled space technology which has been identified currently as the key player in future ventures of space exploration involving humans. The workings of engines, power sources along with future of space travel has been presented. through examples and samples.
Spies in Space: Reflections on National Reconnaissance and the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) - Dorian NRO Official Report, Pilot Astronaut Interviews, Debate over Necessity of Man, NASA/DoD Overlap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems
This report, released by the NRO in May 2019, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Between 1965 and 1969, quietly and without fanfare, 17 non-NASA individuals were astronaut-trained in order to meet the reconnaissance needs of the United States. They came from across the military services.
China in Space: A Strategic Competition? 2019 Comprehensive Analysis of Chinese Scientific and Military Spaceflight Programs, Surveillance Systems, Human and Moon Missions, Exploration Ambitions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Every aspect of the Chinese space program is covered in this thorough report, providing unique insights into Beijing's ambitious agenda for exploration and exploitation of space, and projection of military power into Earth orbit for international leadership.
Essential Guide to Supersonic Passenger Aircraft: NASA Low Boom Flight Demonstrator X-59 QueSST (LBFD) Project, Early SST History, Sonic Boom Research, Standards, Renewed Interest in Civilian Travel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces important NASA, FAA, and other government documents, reports, and studies about the history and current state of supersonic passenger aircraft and SST travel.
Supersonic Cruise Technology (NASA SP-472) - History of Breaking the Sound Barrier, U.S. and Foreign SST Transport Programs, B-70, TU-144, Concorde, Problems with Sonic Boom, Pollution, Aerodynamics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,610. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document provides a historic perspective of supersonic cruise technology, beginning with the early NACA supersonic research and including efforts during the B-70 and SST phase.
2019 Major American Weapon Systems Guide: Fiscal Year 2020 Program Acquisition Cost Book Covering Aircraft, Army Ground Vehicles, Missile Defense, Munitions and Missiles, Shipbuilding, Space Systems
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This book shows the major weapon systems funded in the FY 2020 President's Budget, organized by Mission Support Activities. Each Mission Area Category chapter heading further breaks out the funding allocation in FY 2020 by subgroups.
NASA Human Space Exploration: Persistent Delays and Cost Growth Reinforce Concerns over Management of Programs - Analysis of Issues with Space Launch System (SLS) Moon Rocket, Orion Crew Spacecraft
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
NASA is undertaking a trio of closely related programs to continue human space exploration beyond low-Earth orbit. All three programs (SLS, Orion, and supporting ground systems) are working toward a launch readiness date of June 2020 for the first mission.
NASA's Europa Clipper Mission to Jupiter's Moon: Audit of Mission Management, Feasibility of Lander, Challenges in Developing Science Instruments, Addressing Workforce Gaps, Choosing a Launch Vehicle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
Scientists believe that Europa, one of Jupiter's 79 known moons, may have a large liquid ocean below its icy surface suitable to sustain life.
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.
Insider Threats to Aviation Security: Airline and Airport Perspectives - Hijacking, Drug and Weapon Smuggling, Human Trafficking, Terrorism, TSA Screening and Employee Vetting and Access Control
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This House hearing was focused on examining the risk that insider threats pose to America's aviation system. When considering threats facing America's aviation sector, it is critical that we consider the security threats emanating from inside the sector itself.
Urban Air Mobility (UAM) - Are Flying Cars Ready for Take-Off? Benefits and Challenges of Personal, Autonomous Vertical Take-off and Landing Aircraft by Firms Including Uber, Bell, and Terrafugia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Automotive
Advances in lithium-ion battery technology, computing power and electric propulsion are providing companies with the tools they need to turn science fiction into science fact. This is the first congressional hearing dedicated to the topic of flying cars.
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.

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