Books tagged: military aircraft

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Heaven Cries
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
WWII. Italian guerrillas, War, Thriller, SAS, German Army, Mussolini , When Artemio Battaglia joins the Regia Aeronautica to become a fighter pilot at the beginning of World War II, he is initially inspired by the romanticized patriotism of the Fascists but his idealism is challenged when he witnesses atrocities committed against indigenous populations in North Africa,
Technology Strategy in Irregular Warfare: High-Tech Versus Right-Tech - Unconventional Warfare, Special Operations, Afghanistan and the Soviet Union, Britain, and America, Aircraft, Artillery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
When faced with any type of irregular warfare, technology integration has proved to be problematic for developed countries with technologically advanced militaries. Developed countries train and equip their militaries and develop military doctrines that tend to focus on protection from other developed countries.
The Cheshire Jet: Harnessing Metamaterials to Achieve an Optical Stealth Capability - Cloaking Technology for Aircraft, Composites with Unique Electromagnetic Properties, Directed Energy Weapons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper highlights the need for continued Department of Defense (DOD) funding and pursuit of metamaterial "cloaking" technology. The near-term objective of such a program should be the development of infrared laser protection and the reduction of the optical signature of currently fielded systems and their follow-ons.
F-15A versus F/A-22 Fighter Aircraft Initial Operational Capability (IOC): A Case for Transformation - Test and Evaluation Process, Critical Issues, Key Performance Parameters, Langley Air Force Base
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The F/A-22 Raptor is a new weapons system replacing the F-15C Eagle. Its operational debut in 2005 comes at a time of constrained budgets, a changing global threat environment, and the ongoing global war on terrorism (GWOT).
Air National Guard (ANG) Structure for the Twenty-first Century: The Multimission Framework for Total Force Integration - ANG History and Culture, Why Does the Governor Need Fighter Airplanes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the Vietnam War, much has changed with regard to the Total Force and the structure of the Department of Defense. The Air National Guard, in particular, began many transformational programs designed to better enhance its mission capabilities for both state and federal missions.
A Kill is A Kill: Asymmetrically Attacking U.S. Airpower - Tactical and Operational Level, Targeting, On the Ramp, Aircraft Carriers, Deception, Urban Warfare, Israeli Experience, MANPADS, Lasers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,860. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Efforts towards organizing, training, and equipping U.S. airpower assets remain based on the assumption of face-to-face conventional confrontations. This is a comforting hypothesis, as U.S. technological superiority should keep the odds stacked in our favor for decades to come.
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - Superb History of America's Durable Strategic Nuclear Bomber Aircraft and Engine, Military Revolutions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena.
Armed Escort for Special Air Operations - An Operational Concept, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Order of Battle Analysis, Special Operations Forces (SOF), Helicopters, Aircraft, Electronic Combat
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,150. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book study hypothesizes that armed escort is required to protect special operations lift helicopters inserting, extracting, or resupplying SOF ground teams deep in the enemy rear.
B-17, Brennan's Circus - The Plane Who Wouldn't Die
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 30,330. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
It was WWII, October 14, 1943, and the most violent 1-day air battle ever fought was underway. The target was the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt, Germany. Before the day was over, 60 of the great B-17 bombers with their crews of 10 men each would fall from the sky. Nearly 600 US airmen would be lost in the span of just 7 hours. It would be the biggest disaster of the war for the USAAF.
The Iron Triangle Manifested: U.S. Air Force Tanker Lease 2001-2005 Case Study: KC-767 Aircraft Infamous Procurement Scandal, Boeing, Senator John McCain, Rumsfeld, In-flight Refueling, Media Outcry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book is an analysis of the proposed lease of the KC-767 tanker aircraft, which was one of the most infamous procurement scandals of the post-Cold War era.