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Clausewitzian Friction and Future War - Desert Storm, Air-to-Air Combat, Intractability of Strategic Surprise, Nonlinearity, Modern Taxonomy, Dispersed Information, Clarity about War as It Actually Is
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150,790. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Friction is an inevitable impediment to effective action and was a significant factor in war long before Clausewitz popularized the term.
Flying and Fighting in Cyberspace - Implications for Command and Control, Network Operations, and ISR, Threat Agent Profiles, Mapping of Enemy Systems and Data, Cyber Attack and Defense, Funding
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This research paper develops the foundation for a new military operating concept to "fight the net" in support of 8th Air Force requirements and stand-up as the new Cyber Command. It applies the Air Force Concept Development framework to examine cyberspace as a newly designated warfare domain.
The Future of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and the Impact of the Global Zero Movement - Nuclear Weapons Elimination Goal, BMD Deployment, Arsenal Size Considerations, NPT Treaty, ICBMs, Bombers, Subs
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Advocates have recently proffered the Global Zero Commission (GZC) proposal as an alternative US nuclear strategy. The potential impact of the GZC proposal warrants a thorough examination of its background, theoretical roots, assumptions and impacts to include a comparison to US strategy.
Defending the Homeland: The Case for Integrating National Guard Intelligence Personnel Into the State Fusion Centers - Situational Awareness, Legal Landscape, Oversight, Research Process
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The National Guard lacks a fundamental understanding of the role of intelligence as a result of the historical security paradigm within the United States. This paradigm created a culture so averse to domestic intelligence operations and so deferential to the civil liberties and personal freedoms of Americans that in some instances it imperils them.
Anticipating Change: The Army National Guard and Being an Operational Reserve - Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) in Support of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Paradigm Shift, Tracking and Managing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard (NG) rightfully champions its designation as an operational force. In the last decade the Army NG through the Army Force Generation Model (ARFORGEN) has continually produced operational units that deployed all over the world in support of OIF/OEF.
Leveraging the National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP) in the United States' Rebalance Toward Asia - Security Cooperation Relationships Pairing Air and Army NG Troops With Partner Nations
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The National Guard's State Partnership Program (SPP), with a robust 20-year track record of cementing regional alliances, is a low-cost, high-yield initiative that should be expanded in PACOM, particularly during this period of resource constraints in American history.
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.
Considerations for U.S. Nuclear Force Structure Below a 1,000 Warhead Limit - Significance of Tactical Nuclear Warheads, Impact on United States and Air Force, Delivery Systems, Multiple Warheads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
A world free of nuclear weapons is a noble goal and a commitment we have as a nation in accordance with Article VI of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) as ratified by the United States in March 1970.
Probable Economic Targets for Terrorism by Radiological Attack - Radiological Dispersal Devices, Dirty Bombs, Nuclear Radioactive Materials, Targets, Refinery, Port, Airport, Food Storage, Retail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Although there have been no successful terrorist attacks within the United States since 11 September 2001, many terrorism experts believe that another is likely to occur in the near future. There have been a number of foiled attacks in the intervening years, some large in scale and others small, including plans to attack airport fuel pipelines, detonate a radiological dispersal device.
Flexible Options for Cyber Deterrence - Terrorism, Problem of Attribution, Cyber Attack, Espionage, Defense, Nation State Peer Competitors, China Conflict, SCADA, Network Equipment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. This paper describes options for cyber deterrence to address both asymmetric threats from terrorists and the intimidation associated with nation-state peer competitors in the cyber domain.
Science and Technology Intellectual Capital, A Critical U.S. Asset - STEM, Capitalizing on Foreign Graduates, Implications for Deterrence in 2035, Problems in the Future for Space Dominance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The potential for losing intellectual dominance in science and technology is a major threat to the ability of the US to maintain national security and economic superiority. The US must ensure it exercises the best possible options to grow, attract and maintain enough qualified individuals to stay ahead of all adversaries.
Operation Starvation: World War II Aerial Mining Campaign Against Japan, Million Tons of Shipping Sunk or Damaged, B-29 Minelaying by General LeMay, Air Force and Navy Cooperation, Tinian Island Base
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. More than 1,250,000 tons of shipping was sunk or damaged in the last five months of World War II when Twenty-first Bomber Command executed an aerial mining campaign against Japan known as Operation STARVATION.
Hypersonic Global Strike Feasibility and Options - Design Challenges, Propulsion, Fuel, Material, Plasma Interference and Weapons Employment, Current Programs, Weapons Integration, X-37B, AHW
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the feasibility of hypersonic weapons and aircraft as global strike options in the 2035 timeframe.
Airmindedness Without Airheadedness: A Way Ahead for Airmen to Lead Design - Doctrine Elements, Airman's Unique Challenges With Design, Platform and Technology Focus, Broad, Joint Career Exposure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book deals with USAF doctrine for airmen.
Child Soldiers: Are U.S. Military Members Prepared to Deal with the Threat? Implications for U.S. Forces, Killing in Combat, Mental Health Consequences, Role of Media, Changes to Training
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book begins by examining the problem of child soldiers throughout the world and assesses current U.S. military policy, strategy, and practices regarding child soldiers.
To Resign or Not Resign... The Use of Senior Officer Retirements as a Political Tool - U.S. Military Dissent, Case Studies, General Fogleman, Shinseki, McChrystal, Disobedience to Civilian Control
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book looks at current literature and models for military dissent through political retirements and then applies these to case studies of General Ronald Fogleman, General Eric Shinseki, and General Stanley McChrystal.
Global Mobility: Anywhere, Anytime, Any Threat? Countering the MANPADS Challenge - Man-Portable Air Defense Systems Missile, Airfields, Countermeasures, Seekers, Warhead, MEDUSA, Lasers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,770. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reviews man-portable air defense system missile and countermeasure capabilities, weapon proliferation trends, and the impact on global mobility operations through 2025.
Missile Defensive Systems and the Civil Reserve Air Fleet - Man Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS) Threat, Modifications to Airliners, Future Concepts of Operation and Potential Enemy Strategies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,210. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book advocates equipping at least a portion of the U.S. flagged commercial airliner fleet with a missile defensive system in light of American dependence on the civil reserve air fleet and contract aircraft, combined with a significant threat from MANPADS.
Developing a Situation Awareness (SA) Environment for the Distribution Process Owner (DPO): Recommendations for United States Transportation Command - USTRANSCOM, Information Confidence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines issues regarding the U.S. Transportation Command.
Logistics Aloft - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Emergency and Mission-Critical, Time-Sensitive (MCTS), Intra-Theater Logistical Resupply, Airdrop and Rotary Wing Assets to Support Resupply
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book looks at the future of logistics with the use of UAS, unmanned aircraft systems.