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The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Out of Bounds - Innovation and Change in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis - Crime Analysts, Case Studies and Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: intelligence analysts, crime analysts, case studies and stories, intelligence-led policing, CSI, SARA model, 3-I model, appreciative inquiry (AI), analytical categories and technologies, LE analyst, and more.
Advancing Strategic Thought Series: Defense Planning For National Security: Navigation Aids for the Mystery Tour, Black Swan Events, Clausewitz, Futurology, Strategic History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: 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.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Blue Planet - Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence - Transnational Crime, Terrorism and Policing, Al Qaeda
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The Blue Planet: Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence, makes a powerful argument for why the United States needs to make better use of its federal law enforcement agencies abroad as an integral part of our national counterterrorism strategy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Drill and Ceremonies Manual - Part Two, Parades, Funerals, Memorial Services, Customs and Courtesies, Mess Night Traditions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual covers drill and ceremonies.
Heinkel He 176
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
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Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om søværnet under den Kolde Krig med udgangspunkt i historien om fregatterne PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. Bogen er skrevet af Søren Nørby og Steen Schøn.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-35 Lightning Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-35 Lightning Fighter aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Civil Engineer Guide to Expeditionary Force Protection (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 3) - Barriers, Bollards, Barricades
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook supports force protection training outlined in AFI 10-210, Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Program. It describes expeditionary force protection tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) Air Force (AF) civil engineers can use to protect critical assets including personnel, facilities and equipment during deployments.
Defense Department Nuclear Safety and Security Documents: Transportation of Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Transportation Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four unclassified Department of Defense documents, approved for public release, provide information on procedures for transporting nuclear weapons.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 8 - Ground Systems - Logistics, Obscurants and Flame, Improvised Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Eight includes the section of Volume One covering logistics, obscurants and flame, improvised military systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, emerging technology.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Counterintelligence (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual details doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures for the conduct of counterintelligence (CI) operations in support of the Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF).
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): Birth of the Navy, Naval Documents, History and Timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, Vessels of the Continental Navy in the American Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique historical compilation provides comprehensive information on the role of naval power in the American Revolution, including the birth of the U.S. Navy, naval documents, a comprehensive history and timeline of Captain John Paul Jones, and a full list of the vessels of the Continental Navy, with numerous detailed descriptions.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Bare Base Mechanical Systems (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 12) - Water Heater, Refrigerator, FDECU, Portable Heater
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook contains guidance on setting up and operating mechanical systems commonly encountered during bare base operations.
Combat Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
Marine Advisors With the Vietnamese Marine Corps - Selected Documents prepared by the U.S. Marine Advisory Unit, Naval Advisory Group, Vietnam War History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The period after World War II saw a number of associated Marine Corps formed in the republics of China, Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.
San Sebastian 1813
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
Blown Out of the Skies over Nazi Germany-Images of Downed B-17s, B-24's and Other Bombers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The deadly Rheinmetall-Borsig 88mm anti-aircraft flak cannon throwing explosive shells up to 37,100 feet altitude. By David Myhra PhD.
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.