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20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 9 - National Reconnaissance Commentaries and Reviews
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume reproduces interesting reviews and commentaries from National Reconnaissance, Journal of the Discipline and Practice, and Space Sentinel Select.
20th Century Spy in the Sky Satellites: Secrets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Volume 8 - History Volumes: Management of the Program 1960-1965, Corona and Predecessor Programs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Part of our comprehensive series on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and its "spy satellite" network, this volume covers two volumes in the History of Satellite Reconnaissance series by Robert L. Perry. Volume V deals with the management of the national reconnaissance program from 1960 to 1965; Volume 1 deals with Corona and predecessor reconnaissance satellite activities.
Spyplanes and National Reconnaissance in the 20th Century: The Amazing Story of the U-2 Program, A-12 Oxcart, Francis Gary Powers Incident, Cuba Missile Crisis, Aquatone and Genetrix Projects
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This CIA History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A-12 OXCART. It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context.
As Good As It Gets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
"AS GOOD AS IT GETS" From 150 MPH TO MACH 3  2100 MPH A glimpse of Air Force assignments that certainly places them in the category of the title of the book. A career that started by  flying 30 sorties over Europe in a  B-17 bomber during WWII then a tour in B-29 bombers flying alert sorties, which was followed up by flying worldwide RB-47 recon missions around Soviet territories.
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
Beyond the Paths of Heaven: The Emergence of Space Power Thought - A Comprehensive Anthology of Space-Related Research Produced by the School of Advanced Airpower Studies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,900. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Major issues have plagued the US military space community for years. Foremost among these issues is the relationship between air and space.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-14.1: Counterspace Operations - Space Situation Awareness, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Targeting, ISR, GPS, Space Order of Battle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Counterspace operations are critical to success in modern warfare. The rapid maturation of space capabilities and the evolution of contingency operations have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of air and space power.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
Spy Satellite Encyclopedia: The Amazing History of the Early Photoreconnaissance Satellites
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 656,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This incredible encyclopedia of information about the early days of America's spy satellite compiles material from six of our books about NRO programs into one handy guide.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Offense and Defense, Army Doctrine Reference Publication 3-90, Tactical Fundamentals, Concepts, Echelons, Maneuver, Reconnaissance (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-90 provides guidance in the form of combat-tested concepts and ideas modified to exploit emerging Army and joint offensive and defensive capabilities.