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Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments - Electronic Warfare, Radar, Airborne Interceptors, Infrared Tracking, Lasers, Directed-Energy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments is a worthy response to this national crisis for its timeliness, comprehensive approach, and authority. The report is timely not only in addressing an issue of national strategic significance but also in doing so at a time when the Military Airlift Command is beginning its search for solutions.
Multiple Launch Rocket Systems | Military-Today.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). It covers more than 50 artillery rocket systems from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching artillery rocket systems.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph finds that, although the past does not repeat itself in detail, there are profound persisting reasons why it is repeated approximately in the challenges and dangers that security communities must face.
Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force 1907-1960 - Volume One, Early Days, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Missiles, Space, Strategic Implications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 335,240. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This history seeks to discover and record the mainstream of thought within the United States Air Force (and its predecessors) concerning the role to be played by air and aerospace power in a deadly struggle for national survival.
Terrorism and WMD in the Contemporary Operational Environment (U.S. Army TRADOC G2 Handbook 1.04) - CBRN Threat, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Dirty Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) span foreign and domestic threats in strategy, tactics, and targets in a full spectrum contemporary operational environment (COE).
Chronological History of the Air National Guard and its Antecedents, 1908 - 2007 - From Pioneer Aviators in Biplanes to Responding to the 9/11 Terror Attacks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating chronology provides a unique view of the history of the Air National Guard and its antecedents from 1908 through 2007. It is thoroughly documented and provides detailed information.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Beneath the Surface - Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace for Counterterrorism - bin Laden, al-Qaida, Jihad, Horn of Africa, Hezbollah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,890. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The U.S. requires new strategies to collect intelligence, to manufacture new intelligence (using operations in doing so), and most importantly to organize data in new, systemic and strategic ways to make the most of what we know about this shadowy, self-healing and determined asymmetric, worldwide adversary.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Guide To Mountain Operations MCRP 3-35.2A (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual is a reference on tactics, techniques, and procedures for small unit leaders in the mountain environment. This publication explains the basics of how to deal with the unique conditions imposed when operating in mountainous terrain.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-24, Irregular Warfare - Countering Insurgency and Terrorism, Military Deception, Counterpropaganda, Understanding Insurgencies, Revolutionary Movements, Coup d'Etat
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 2-3, Irregular Warfare, establishes operational-level doctrinal guidance for irregular warfare (IW). IW is not a lesser-included form of traditional warfare.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
Military Aviation: Fascinating Preview of Aviation Concepts by an Early Visionary Before the Wright Brothers First Flight - Ideas from Birds, War Fighting Strategy, Naval Airplanes, Runways and Bases
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ader explains his ideas about the development of airplanes based on creatures in nature. He studied the bat and the bird, especially the vulture. Chapters detail the design of bases for aircraft, runway construction, naval airplanes, vertical artillery, air lanes, schools of aviation, and strategy for waging war in the air. Ader envisioned all of this a decade before the Wright brothers.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, plus U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Supplement to the Dictionary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Decade of War, Volume I - Enduring Lessons from the Past Decade of Operations - Mistakes and Failures in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Strategic Themes and Recommendations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) division reviewed 46 lessons learned studies conducted from 2003 to the present, and synthesized the studies' 400+ findings, observations, and best practices into the 11 strategic themes described in this report.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Creation of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency: Congress's Role as Overseer - Colin Powell, John Glenn, Newt Gingrich, CIA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: NIMA, Colin Powell, DCI Deutch, HNSC, SASC, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Newt Gingrich, and more.
Military Airpower: A Revised Digest of Airpower Opinions and Thoughts - from Winston Churchill and Henry Kissinger to Saddam Hussein and Donald Rumsfeld
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Preface: The number one aim of this book is to supply Airmen with useful thoughts that might help them meet their known responsibilities and the unknown challenges their service will bring. The most capable Airmen are judicious in finding the best material to put into their "clue bags."
Technology and Military Doctrine: Essays on a Challenging Relationship - Weapons, Technology, Escort Fighters, Spacecraft, Space Doctrine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of essays includes copies of speeches and articles that Dr. I. B. Holley Jr., Major General, USAFR, retired, has delivered and written throughout his career as a military officer and scholar of military history and thought.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume has richly enhanced General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's reputation as the father of today's United States Air Force. Major General John W. Huston, himself an Army Air Forces combat veteran of the war, has edited each of Arnold's World War II diaries and placed them in their historical context while explaining the problems Hap faced and evaluating the results of his travels.
U.S. Army Irregular Opposing Forces (OPFOR): Insurgents, Guerrillas, Criminals, Noncombatants, Terrorism, Functional Tactics, Techniques, Procedures, Hybrid Threat for Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 138,820. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The three primary categories of irregular forces portrayed by the OPFOR are insurgents, guerrillas, and criminals. These actors may operate separately or in conjunction with one another and/or combined with regular military forces as the Hybrid Threat (HT) for training.
U.S. Marines in the Korean War: Authoritative Official History from the Frozen Chosin to the Armistice, Extensive Aircraft, Helicopter, and Equipment Coverage, Major League Reservists, Ted Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,800. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The focus of the various authors who wrote these historically related works on Korea did so to remember those Marines who fought and died in what some historians sometimes characterized as the "forgotten war." Forgotten or not, the Korean conflict was without parallel in Marine Corps history.
Spitfire Guardians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Supermarine Spitfire is an iconic fighter aircraft of WWII, and the men that flew and maintained them, part of a select few to understand the legend. This is their story in their own words. A companion ebook to the broadcast documentary as seen on the History Channel, and the 7 Network.