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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, and 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.
The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service - Early Operations in the Pacific, Recruitment and Training, Black Nurses, At the Front, Chain of Evacuation, Sicily and Southern Italy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The Army Nurse Corps in World War II: More than 59,000 American nurses served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Nurses worked closer to the front lines than they ever had before.
Convergence: Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Civilian Law Enforcement - Escalation of Threats, SWAT, Comparison of Military and Law Enforcement, Factors Forging Future Convergence, Implications
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 136,710. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This monograph about the convergence of Special Operations Forces (SOF) and civilian law enforcement activities is timely considering the U.S. Government's revamped strategies to promote more capable and effective governments and improve security in southwest Asia.
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.
Africa's Oil Coast: How the Region's Strategic Importance May Cause Operational Challenges for AFRICOM as Currently Constructed - Organizational Structure, Forces and Allocated Resources
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,020. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is at a critical crossroads regarding the trajectory of its organizational design and operational approach. As problems in Africa continue to escalate and present additional threats to U.S. national security, the combatant command faces issues it is not equipped or organizationally structured to negotiate.
Mine Warfare History and Technology: Comprehensive Review from Early Mines, Admiral Mahan's Views, World War I and II, Bushnell's Keg, 20th Century Developments, Magnetic Influence, Sweeping, New Tech
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,120. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a comprehensive survey of the history of mine warfare from the earliest designs through World War I, II, and the Vietnam War, and modern technologies.
History of the Rocky Flats Plant: Nuclear Weapons Production Facility, Colorado, Atomic Bomb Components, Plutonium Contamination Issues, Environmental and Safety Concerns, Shutdown and Cleanup
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,610. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a thorough history of the famous nuclear weapons production facility in Colorado known as the Rocky Flats Plant. It includes events, starting in the 1930s, leading to the creation of the weapons complex and events at the site from the 1930s to the turn of the century.
Complete Guide to U.S. Military Human Terrain System (HTS), Mapping, and Teams (HTT) - Use in Afghanistan, Counterinsurgency, COIN, Operator's Guide, Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces six important military reports and studies dealing with the Human Terrain System (HTS), mapping, and teams.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1942-1960 - Manhattan Project to the New Look, Atomic Infrastructure and Nuclear Weapons Institutions, Air Power, H-Bomb, ICBM
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper examines the role of the 77th-86th Congresses, from 1942 to 1960, an eighteen year period that begins with the development of the first atomic weapons during the Manhattan Project and runs through the administration of President Dwight Eisenhower and the development of the "New Look" nuclear strategy.
The Role of Congress in the Strategic Posture of the United States, 1980 - 1990 - Force Modernization and SDI, Missile Defense, Star Wars, Nuclear Weapons and War, Reagan and Bush, START, INF Treaties
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,940. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the third in a series of three papers to examine the role of Congress in the development of the doctrinal and material strategic posture of the United States over the three decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. This paper examines the role of the 97th through 102nd Congresses, covering the period 1980-1990, the last decade of the Cold War.
Six Against the Secretary: The Retired Generals and Donald Rumsfeld - Army and Marine Corps Generals Speak Out During Iraq War Against Bush Defense Secretary, Standards of Propriety, Law and Theory
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The nature of civil-military relations in the United States is characterized by tensions resulting from a variety of competing principles including autonomy and subordination, self-interest and communalism, and loyalty and freedom. These tensions sometimes manifest themselves in conflict between institutions and individuals, but the disputes rarely capture the attention of the American public.
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.
An American Vital Interest: Preserving the Nuclear Enterprise Supplier Base - From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War and Today's Arsenal, Facilities, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Pantex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The current flexible U.S. nuclear arsenal supporting the national security strategy and defense posture requires the maintenance of a capable nuclear enterprise. However, the nuclear enterprise's supplier base has eroded over time creating a sense of urgency to determine how to sustain a capable nuclear enterprise.
Tacit Knowledge (TK) Involvement in the Production of Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Component of a Credible U.S. Nuclear Deterrent in the 21st Century - Preserving the Knowledge to Build and Test Nukes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The relationship between tacit knowledge and credible nuclear deterrence has yet to be examined. US weapons designed to last 10 years are now over 20 years old and projected to be maintained for several more decades while the last of the scientific community having actual experience designing and testing nuclear weapons are preparing for retirement.
The Impact of Quarantine on Military Operations - Pandemics and Epidemics, Isolation, Laws, Transportation, SARS International Lessons Learned, Bioterrorism Exercises, CBRN, WMD, Spanish Influenza
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,790. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The purpose of this paper is to fully define the role of quarantine as a battle-tested public health strategy and its potential impact on military operations in the United States Air Force (USAF). The primary emphasis will focus on how a commander can carry out effective operations while adhering to quarantine requirements during the initial 72-hour period following the realization of an outbreak.